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- BICOM 04/1: Marianna Karamanou, Simon Shaw,
M. K. Warby and J. R. Whiteman.
- Models, algorithms and error estimates for computational
viscoelasticity (Proc. MAFELAP 2003).
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- BICOM 04/2: Beatrice Riviere, Simon Shaw
and J. R. Whiteman.
- Discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for dynamic
linear solid viscoelasticity problems.
NOTE: this is an extended version of 04/5.
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- BICOM 04/3: Beatrice Riviere and Simon Shaw.
- Discontinuous Galerkin finite element approximation of nonlinear
non-Fickian diffusion in viscoelastic polymers.
In preparation
- BICOM 04/4: Alexei Bespalov and Norbert Heuer.
- The p version of the boundary element method for a
three-dimensional crack problem.
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- BICOM 04/5: Beatrice Riviere, Simon Shaw
and J. R. Whiteman.
- Discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for dynamic
linear solid viscoelasticity problems.
NOTE: this is a shorter version of 04/2: submitted to
Numerische Mathematik.
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- BICOM 03/1: Simon Shaw and J. R. Whiteman.
- L_{p}(0,T) error control using the derivative of the residual
for a finite element approximation of a second-kind Volterra equation.
(First draft.)
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- BICOM 03/2: Simon Shaw and J. R. Whiteman.
- A posteriori error estimates for space-time finite
element approximation of quasistatic hereditary
linear viscoelasticity problems
(Extended version.)
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- BICOM 03/3: Simon Shaw and J. R. Whiteman.
- A posteriori error estimates for space-time finite
element approximation of quasistatic hereditary
linear viscoelasticity problems
(Condensed version. in CMAME 193, 5551-5572)
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- This section is awaiting an update.
- BICOM 01/1: Beatrice Riviere, Simon Shaw
Mary F. Wheeler and J. R. Whiteman.
- Discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for linear elasticity and
quasistatic linear viscoelasticity.
(Submitted to Numer. Math. Part. Diff. Eqns.)
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- Ph.D. Thesis: Settapat Chinviriyasit
- Numerical methods for treating quasistatic linear viscoelastic problems.
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- Ph.D. Thesis: James A. Kirby
- Superconvergence and error estimation of finite element
solutions to fire-damaged frame problems.
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- BICOM 00/1: A. M. Lakhany, I. Marek and J. R. Whiteman.
- Superconvergence results on mildly structured triangulations.
(To appear in Comput. Meth. Applied Mech. Engrg.)
- BICOM 00/2: E. Rohan and J. R. Whiteman.
- Shape optimisation of elastoplastic structures and continua.
(To appear in Comput. Meth. Applied Mech. Engrg.)
- BICOM 00/3: H. Andra, M. K. Warby and J. R. Whiteman.
- Contact problems of hyperelastic membranes: existence theory.
(To appear in Math. Meth. in the Applied Sciences.)
- BICOM 00/4: A. M. Lakhany and J. R. Whiteman.
- Superconvergent recovery based error estimates.
(Mathematics and Computers in Simulation 50 (1999), pp. 97 - 114.)
- BICOM 00/5: Simon Shaw and J. R. Whiteman.
- Adaptive space-time finite element solution for Volterra equations
arising in viscoelasticity problems.
(To appear in J. Comput. Appl. Math.)
- BICOM 00/6: M. J. Ludwig, Simon Shaw and J. R. Whiteman.
- Adaptive numerical solution of thick plates using first-order
shear deformation theory. Part I: Error estimates.
(To appear in Numer. Math. Part. Diff. Eqns.)
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- BICOM 00/7: M. J. Ludwig, Simon Shaw and J. R. Whiteman.
- Adaptive numerical solution of thick plates using first-order
shear deformation theory. Part II: Adaptivity.
(To appear in Numer. Math. Part. Diff. Eqns.)
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- Ph.D. Thesis: Marcus J. Ludwig.
- Finite element error estimation and adaptivity for problems
of elasticity.
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- BICOM 99/1: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Robust adaptive finite element schemes for viscoelastic solid
deformation: an investigative study.
(Final report for the ERO Seed Project: N68171-97-M-5763)
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- BICOM 99/2: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical solution of linear quasistatic hereditary
viscoelasticity problems. SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 38, 80 - 97.
See also 98/2 and 98/3.
- Ph.D. Thesis: Douglas J. Stewart.
- Finite Element Schemes for Elliptic Boundary Value Problems
with Rough Coefficients
- BICOM 98/1: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Computational modelling of problems with memory, with emphasis
on viscoelastic solid deformation.
(Proc. SACAM98, South Africa, January 1998. Pages 1165 - 1175,
Editors: B.D. Reddy, G.P. Mitchell and R.B. Tait)
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- BICOM 98/2: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical solution of linear quasistatic hereditary
viscoelasticity problems
I: a priori estimates.
(Edited from Technical Report 97/7; summarized version in 99/2)
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- BICOM 98/3: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical solution of linear quasistatic hereditary
viscoelasticity problems
II: a posteriori estimates.
(Edited from Technical Report 97/7; summarized version in 99/2)
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- BICOM 98/4: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical solution of linear quasistatic hereditary
viscoelasticity problems
III: a posteriori estimates
in a weak norm. OBSOLETE: see 03/02.
- BICOM 98/5: L. S. D. Morley.
- Unique decomposition of element stiffness numeric matrices
for three noded plate bending triangles.
- BICOM 98/6: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Negative norm error control for second-kind
convolution Volterra equations. Numer. Math. 85, 329 - 341.
- BICOM 98/7: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Optimal long-time L_p(0,T) data stability and semidiscrete
error estimates for the Volterra formulation of the linear quasistatic
viscoelasticity problem.
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- BICOM 98/8: H Andra, M. K. Warby& J. R. Whiteman.
- Contact problems of hyperelastic membranes: existence theory.
- BICOM 97/1: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Applications and numerical analysis of partial differential
Volterra equations: a brief survey.
(Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., 150 (1997), pp. 397 - 409)
- BICOM 97/2: Simon Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- A comparison of hereditary integral and internal variable approaches
to numerical linear solid viscoelasticity.
(Proc. XIII Polish Conf. on Computer Meths. in Mechs. Poznan, 5-8 May 1997)
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- BICOM 97/3: A. M. Lakhany & J. R. Whiteman.
- A unified approach to the gradient recovery techniques.
- BICOM 97/4: A. M. Lakhany & J. R. Whiteman.
- Superconvergent gradient recovery for the parabolic initial
boundary value problem.
- BICOM 97/5: Simon Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- Summaries of two lectures on the computational modelling of
viscoelastic solid deformation.
This comes in two parts: part 1 and
part 2.
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- BICOM 97/6: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Optimal long-time L_p(0,t) data stability estimates for the
Volterra formulation of the linear quasistatic viscoelasticity problem.
OBSOLETE - please refer to 98/7 for the updated version.
- BICOM 97/7: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Space-time finite element method with a posteriori Galerkin energy-error
estimate for linear quasistatic viscoelasticity problems.
OBSOLETE - please refer to 98/2, 98/3 and 99/2
for the updated versions.
- BICOM 97/8: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- An introduction to the theory and numerical analysis
of viscoelasticity problems.
(IMAMM Lecture Notes)
- BICOM 97/9: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Some partial differential Volterra equation problems
arising in viscoelasticity.
(Proc. Equadiff, August 1997)
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- BICOM 96/1: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Toward adaptive finite element schemes for partial differential
Volterra equation solvers.
(Advances in Computational Mathematics, 6 (Nos. 3,4),
(1996), pp. 309---323.)
- BICOM 96/2: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Toward robust adaptive finite element methods for partial differential
Volterra equation problems arising in viscoelasticity theory.
(Edited for contribution to proceedings
of MAFELAP 1996.)
- BICOM 96/3: Simon Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Toward robust adaptive finite element methods for partial differential
Volterra equation problems arising in viscoelasticity theory.
(Slides of the MAFELAP 1996 presentation.)
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- BICOM 95/1: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- Error estimates with sharp constants for a fading memory Volterra problem
in linear solid viscoelasticity.
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(Revised version:
SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 34 (1997), pp. 1237 - 1254.)
- BICOM 95/2: M. Brifcani, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- A computational model of plug assisted implementation of the thermoforming
process in the case of axisymmetric geometries.
- BICOM 95/3: S. Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Discontinuous Galerkin method with a posteriori L_p(0,t) error
estimate for second-kind Volterra problems.
(Numer. Math., 74 (1996), pp. 361---383.)
- BICOM 95/4: A. M. Lakhany, M. Suri & J. R. Whiteman.
- Finite element recovery techniques and adaptive error control:
superconvergent recovery operators.
- BICOM 95/5: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- An implicit history discretization of a hereditary wave equation.
(To appear in Seminario de Analisis Numerico, 1996.)
- BICOM 95/6: S. Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- On the adaptive numerical analysis of Volterra integro-partial-differential
equation problems.
- BICOM 95/7: S. Shaw & J. R. Whiteman.
- Bacward Euler and Crank-Nicolson finite element variants with rational
adaptivity and a posteriori error estimates for a
Volterra integrodifferential equation.
(Revised draft submitted to Math. Comp.)
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- Ph.D. Thesis: T. R. Bangemann.
- Nonlinear finite element treatment of bifurcation in post-buckling
analysis of thin elastic plates and shells.
(Supervisor: Prof. L. S. D. Morley.)
- Ph.D. Thesis: A. Lakhany.
- Finite element recovery techniques and adaptive error control.
(Supervisor: Prof. J. R. Whiteman.)
- BICOM 94/1: L. S. D. Morley.
- Notes relating to: the geometrically nonlinear constant bending
moment triangle.
- BICOM 94/2: V. Janovsky, S. Shaw, M. K. Warby
& J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical methods for treating problems of Viscoelastic isotropic solid
deformation.
(J. Comput. Appl. Math., 63 (1995), pp. 91-107.)
- BICOM 94/3: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- An error bound via the Ritz-Volterra projection for a fully discrete
approximation to a hyperbolic integrodifferential equation.
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- BICOM 94/4: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- Mathematical modelling of the BIB transport container heat transfer
problem.
- BICOM 93/1: Peter Monk.
- Superconvergence of finite element approximations to Maxwell's
equations.
- BICOM 93/2: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby, J. R. Whiteman,
C. Dawson & M. F. Wheeler.
- Numerical techniques for the treatment of quasistatic solid viscoelastic
stress problems.
(Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., 118 (1994),
pp. 211 - 237)
- BICOM 93/3: J. Aalto, J. Louhivirta & J. R. Whiteman.
- On gradient smoothing in grids with singularity element patches.
- BICOM 93/4: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical techniques for problems of quasistatic and dynamic
viscoelasticity.
- BICOM 93/5: B. Noble & J. J. Wu.
- Steady state solutions to a forced nonlinear oscillator: a
comparison of results using a generalized harmonic balance method and
by numerical integration.
- BICOM 93/6: M. S. Kuczma & J. R. Whiteman.
- Variational inequality formulation for flow theory plasticity.
- BICOM 93/7: BICOM.
- BICOM lectures on computational mechanics.
- BICOM 93/8: R. Mucke & J. R. Whiteman.
- On the a posteriori error estimate of finite element solutions
for finite elasticity.
- BICOM 93/9: T. Apel, R. Mucke & J. R. Whiteman.
- An adaptive finite element technique with a priori mesh
grading.
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- BICOM 93/10: R. Mucke, S. Shaw, M. K. Warby
& J. R. Whiteman.
- Finite element methods with recovery for problems of elasticity and
viscoelasticity.
- BICOM 93/11: M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- Computational modelling of the thermoforming process for
multilayer polymerics.
- BICOM 93/12: T. Apel, A-M. Sandig & J. R. Whiteman.
- Graded mesh refinement and error estimates for finite element
solutions of elliptic boundary value problems in non-smooth
domains.
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- Ph.D. Thesis: S. Shaw.
- Finite element and discrete time methods for continuum problems with
memory and applications to viscoelasticity.
(Supervisor: Prof. J. R. Whiteman.)
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- BICOM 92/1: M. F. Wheeler & J. R. Whiteman.
- Superconvergence of recovered gradients of discrete time/piecewise
linear Galerkin approximations for linear and nonlinear parabolic
problems. Rice University, Houston, March 1992, TR92-07.
- BICOM 92/2: C. M. M. Carey.
- The constrained generalized Rayleigh quotient.
- BICOM 92/3: J. R. Whiteman, S. Shaw & M. K. Warby.
- Finite element methods with recovery for problems of viscoelasticity.
- BICOM 92/4: G. Goodsell.
- Pointwise superconvergence of the gradient for the linear tetrahedral
element.
- BICOM 92/5: T. R. Bangemann.
- Inextensional bending of a shell triangular element in quadratic
parametric representation and finite element analysis.
- BICOM 92/6: T. R. Bangemann.
- Matrix interpretation of the general theory of the stability of
equilibrium of discrete conservative systems.
- BICOM 92/7: S. Shaw, M. K. Warby, J. R. Walton
& J. R. Whiteman.
- Finite element modelling of viscoelastic deformation and of Mode I
linear viscoelastic fracture.
- Ph.D. Thesis: C. M. M. Carey.
- Procedure for optimal evaluation of shell finite elements.
(Supervisor: Prof. L. S. D. Morley.)
- BICOM 91/1: M. K. Warby, J. R. Walton & J. R. Whiteman.
- Numerical modelling of Mode I linear viscoelastic fracture.
(Proc. Ninth US Army Conf. on Applied Mathematics and Computing.)
- BICOM 91/2: M. K. Warby & J. R. Whiteman.
- The computational modelling of thermoforming for the creation of
axisymmetric container structures.
- BICOM 91/3: E. D. Providas.
- The linear moment geometrically nonlinear triangle which passes the
Von Karman patch test.
- BICOM 91/4: M. S. Darwish, J. R. Whiteman
& M. J. Bevis.
- Numerical modelling of viscoelastic liquids using a finite volume method.
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