On the Numerical Modeling of Deformations of Pressurized Martensitic Thin Films
School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota,
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We propose, analyze, and compare several numerical methods for the computation of the deformation of a pressurized martensitic thin film. Numerical results have been obtained for the hysteresis of the deformation as the film transforms reversibly from austenite to martensite.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 49J45 / 65N15 / 65N30 / 74B20 / 74G65 / 74K35 / 74S05
Key words: Thin film / finite element / martensitic transformation / active materials.
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