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Applied Mathematics Seminar, Wednesday 13 July

11 Jul
Applied Mathematics Seminar, Wednesday 13 July

Applied Mathematics Seminar (all are welcome to attend)

Speaker:  Dima Rachinskii (UT Dallas)





Time and location: 12pm, Wednesday 13 July 2016, WGB G16


Title:  On reducibility of the Moreau model of elastoplasticity


Abstract: The sweeping process was introduced by J.-J. Moreau as a mathematical formalism for spatially discretized models of quasistaic elastoplasticity. We will discuss geometric conditions under which the sweeping process is reducible to a much simpler explicit model of Prandtl-Ishlinskii, which is used by engineers for modeling one-dimensional elastoplasticity, dry friction, fatigue accumulation, and constitutive laws of smart materials.

School of Mathematical Sciences

Room 1-57, First Floor floor, Adjoining Main Campus, Western Gateway Building, Western Road , T12 XF62