Browse Technical Reports - Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM) by Title

  • Kwok, Wai Yip; Moser, Robert D.; Jimenez, Javier (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000-02)
    Resolution properties of B-spline and compact finite difference schemes are compared using Fourier analysis in periodic domains, and tests based on solution of the wave and heat equations in finite domains, with uniform ...

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  • Ferry, James P.; Balachandar, S. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000-02)
    We propose a variant of the Eulerian method for two-phase flow that is valid for small particle response time T. For small T, the particle velocity field v(x, t) approaches a unique, equilibrium field, independent of initial ...

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  • Riahi, Daniel N., Hsui, Albert T. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000-08)

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  • Hilsdorf, Hubert; Kesler, Clyde E. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1959-02)
    Accumulative fatigue damage in concrete, presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Concrete Institute in Los Angeles, February, 1959.

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  • Cherukuri, Harish P.; Shawki, Tarek G.; El-Raheb, Michael (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994-11)
    A second-order accurate, explicit finite-difference scheme is presented for the numerical solution of elastic wave propagation in a circular disk subjected to traction boundary conditions. One face of the disk is subjected ...

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  • Fotsch, Paul D.; Jones, Dennis P.; Shield, Thomas W.; Stranger, Annette J.; Williams, Mary Grace; Wilson, Kathryn R.; Phillips, James W. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983-05)
    Undergraduates in the Engineering Mechanics curriculum at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign currently take a two-semester course entitled "Research and Design Project" during the senior year of study. In the ...

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  • Fang, Biao; Carranza, Fernando L.; Haber, Robert B. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997-01)
    This paper describes an h-adaptive, space-time discontinuous Galerkin finite element method for quasi-static viscoplastic response in a time-varying domain. The equations of equilibrium and the evolution equations in the ...

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  • Carranza, Fernando L.; Fang, Biao; Haber, Robert B. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996-11)
    This paper presents an adaptive, space-time finite element model for oxidation-driven fracture. The model incorporates finite-deformation viscoplastic material behaviour, stress-enhanced diffusive transport of reactive ...

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  • Sandor, B. I.; Morrow, JoDean (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968-10)

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  • Fried, Eliot (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000-09)

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  • Riahi, Daniel N. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998-01)
    Asymptotic and scaling analyses are applied to develop a simple model for a turbulent convective plume at high Rayleigh number R in a high Prandtl number fluid layer whose lower boundary surface maintains steady local ...

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  • Michaleris, Panagiotis; Tortorelli, Daniel A.; Vidal, Creto A. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993-11)
    A systematic approach for the design of weakly coupled thermo-elasto-plastic systems is presented. The solution process uses the Newton-Raphson iteration method so that analytic design sensitivity formulations may be ...

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  • Corten, H.T. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1962-05)
    Arrest of an aircraft during landing or abortive take off using a PVC cable as an energy absorber incorporates simplicity, novelty, and reliability. It is the purpose of this report to evaluate the feasability of this ...

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  • Jerath, Sukhvarsh; Boresi, Arthur P. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977-09)
    Cylindrical shells covered with conical shell roofs are used in practice as storage tanks and grain bins. Failures under the action of severe weather conditions have occurred. An attempt is made here to calculate stresses ...

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  • Morrow, JoDean; Sinclair, G.M. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1957-08)
    The problem of the significance of residual stress in fatigue is attacked by making analogy of residual stress to mean stress in axial fatigue tests. An assumed stress-strain relationship was successfully employed to predict ...

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  • Stippes, M. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1962-09)
    This report contains a statement of the requirements of the original contract along with the abstracts of the twenty-eight technical reports issued and a list showing in which areas of the contract requirements the individual ...

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  • Tseng, C.W.; Stippes, M. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1960-08)
    This report contains an analysis of the problem of a mass moving across a flexible beam. The analysis takes into account both the inertia of the moving mass and the inertia of the beam. It however, presumes that the effects ...

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  • Stippes, M.; Shreeves, R.W. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1958-08)
    The determination of the response of a launcher to the applied loads is greatly simplified if one is able to neglect certain of the inertia terms in the governing differential equations. In this report an attempt is made ...

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  • Wilms, E.; Stippes, M. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1960-09)
    In analyzing the response of a missile launcher to the applied loads, an indication of certain trends and behaviors may be obtained by assuming a simplified mathematical model. In this report, the model is an elastically ...

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  • Stippes, M. (Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. College of Engineering. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1958-08)
    This report contains an analysis of a six degree of freedom (plane) model launching system. The model is a modification of the single degree of freedom model of Part A. The model consists of a rigid launching beam connected ...

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