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Modified Adomian decomposition method for fracture of laminated uni-directional composites

Prasad, Raghu BK and Ramana, PV (2012) Modified Adomian decomposition method for fracture of laminated uni-directional composites. In: SADHANA-ACADEMY PROCEEDINGS IN ENGINEERING SCIENCES, 37 (1, SI). pp. 33-57.

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Abstract

In this paper, the well-known Adomian Decomposition Method (ADM) is modified to solve the fracture laminated multi-directional problems. The results are compared with the existing analytical/exact or experimental method. The already known existing ADM is modified to improve the accuracy and convergence. Thus, the modified method is named as Modified Adomian Decomposition Method (MADM). The results fromMADM are found to converge very quickly, simple to apply for fracture(singularity) problems and are more accurate compared to experimental and analytical methods. MADM is quite efficient and is practically well-suited for use in these problems. Several examples are given to check the reliability of the present method. In the present paper, the principle of the decomposition method is described, and its advantages form the analyses of fracture of laminated uni-directional composites.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to the Indian Academy of Sciences
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Civil Engineering
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 06:13
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 06:13
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/44544

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