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Modeling and Simulation Based Life-Cycle Engineering : Structural Engineering: Mechanics and Design - Ken Chong

Modeling and Simulation Based Life-Cycle Engineering

Structural Engineering: Mechanics and Design

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Published: 20th December 2001
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Advances in computational power have facilitated the development of simulations unprecedented in their computational size, scope of technical issues, spatial and temporal resolution, complexity and comprehensiveness. As a result, complex structures from airplanes to bridges can be almost completely based on model-based simulations.
This book gives a state-of-the-art account of modeling and simulation of the life cycle of engineered systems, covering topics of design, fabrication, maintenance and disposal.
Providing comprehensive coverage of this rapidly emerging field, Modeling and Simulation-Based Life Cycle Engineering is essential reading for civil, mechanical and manufacturing engineers. It will also appeal to students and academics in this area.

"'Many academic engineers and some graduate students would also find this collection of papers to be useful as a state-of-the-art review. I recommend this book for university engineering library collections.' Linda Ackerson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Grainger Engineering Library "E-Streams Vol. 6, No.4- April 2003."

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Scope and Introductory Remarksp. 1
Research Needsp. 6
Solid and Structural Dynamics
Computational Cohesive Zone Modeling of Polymer Interfacial Failurep. 17
A Strain-Gradient Virtual-Internal-Bond Modelp. 31
Simulation-Based Design Environment by Meshfree-Particle Methodsp. 47
Modeling of Joints and Interfacesp. 60
Formulation of a Finite Element Method with Arbitrary Element Geometryp. 76
Meshless Methods for Life Cycle Engineering Simulation: Natural Neighbour Methodsp. 91
Aspects of Lifecycle Engineering for Reliable Microelectromechanical Systems Containing Multilayer Material Systemsp. 106
Variational Multiscale Methods to Embed Macromechanical Formulations with Fine Scale Physicsp. 120
Computational Multiscale Fatigue Analysis and Life Prediction for Composite Structuresp. 135
Thermal and Fluid Science
Life-Cycle and Durability Predictions of Elastomeric Componentsp. 155
Radiative Transfer Modeling and Experiments Using Short Pulse Lasersp. 170
Aerothermodynamic Predictions for Hypersonic Reentry Vehiclesp. 185
Numerical Study of Turbulence-Radiation Interactions in Reactive Flowp. 199
Material Deterioration in High Temperature Gradients and Transientsp. 214
Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification and Design
Protection Against Modeling and Simulation Uncertainties in Design Optimizationp. 231
Analysis and Control of MEMS in the Presence of Uncertaintyp. 246
Parallel Algorithms for Large-Scale Simulation-Based Optimizationp. 261
Modeling and Simulation for Design Under Uncertaintyp. 276
Very Efficient Simulation for Engineering Design Problems with Uncertaintyp. 291
Decision-Theoretic Methodology for Performance-Based Designp. 303
The Characterization and Management of Uncertainty in Model-Based Predictionsp. 318
Author Indexp. 333
Subject Indexp. 339
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ISBN: 9780415266444
ISBN-10: 0415266440
Series: Structural Engineering: Mechanics and Design
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 360
Published: 20th December 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 1