Engineering Mechanics

International Conference

Proceedings Vol. 20 (2014)


ENGINEERING MECHANICS 2014

20th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
May 12 – 15, 2014, Svratka, Czech Republic
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Editors: Vladimír Fuis

Copyright © 2014 Brno University of Technology Institute of Solid Mechanics, Mechatronics and Biomechanics

ISBN 978-80-214-4871-1 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8248 (printed)
ISSN 1805-8256 (electronic)

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COMBINATION OF FEM AND DEM WITH APPLICATION TO RAILWAY BALLAST-SLEEPER INTERACTION
Stránský J.
pages 635 - 638, full text

Combination of two numerical methods - continuum based finite element method (FEM) and discrete based discrete element method (DEM) is presented in this contribution. The method is applicable to explicit dynamic problems and specifically will be applied to modeling of interaction between railway ballast (modeled by polyhedral discrete elements) and railway sleeper (modeled with standard finite elements). The problem is addressed from both theoretical and implementation point of view.


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