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Implementation of a mesh adaptive scheme based on an element-level error indicatorWe investigate the formulation and application of element-level error indicators based on parametrized variational principles. The qualifier 'element-level' means that no information from adjacent elements is used for error estimation. This property is ideally suited to drive adaptive mesh refinement on parallel computers where access to neighboring elements resident on different processors may incur significant computational overhead. Furthermore, such indicators are not affected by physical jumps at junctures or interfaces. An element-level indicator has been derived from the higher-order element energy and applied to r and h mesh adaptation of meshes in plates and shell structures. We report on our initial experiments with a cylindrical shell that intersects with fist plates forming a simplified 'wing-body intersection' benchmark problem.
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Legacy CDMS
Document Type
Conference Paper
Keating, Scott
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Felippa, Carlos A.
(Colorado Univ. Boulder, United States)
Militello, Carmelo
(La Laguna Univ. Spain)
Date Acquired
August 16, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1993
Publication Information
Publication: In: AIAA(ASME)ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 34th and AIAA/ASME Adaptive Structures Forum, La Jolla, CA, Apr. 19-22, 1993, Technical Papers. Pt. 5 (A93-33876 1
Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Subject Category
Numerical Analysis
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 93-1636
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