Finite Volume Particle Method for 3-D Elasto-Plastic Solid Simulation
Finite Volume Particle Method was successfully used to predict fluid flow behavior for 2-D simulations. In this paper, we present a FVPM which is applicable for 3-D solid mechanics simulations. This method features rectangular top-hat kernels for computing the interaction vectors exactly and efficiently. We employed this method to solve the elasto-plastic constitutive equations. To validate the model, we study the impact of rigid spherical particle to the solid surface with different velocities and compare the residual stress and plastic deformation with the FEM solutions.
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