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Professor John Whiteman

Professor John Whiteman

Research area(s)

Numerical methods for partial differential equations, particularly in the context of solid mechanics. Finite element methods for problems of linear elasticity, elastoplasticity and viscoelasticity; gradient recovery and superconvergence. Goal oriented techniques for finite element methods for quasi-static and dynamic problems of elasticity. Treatment of fracture problems, particularly in glass panels.  Modelling of thermoforming problems for thin polymeric sheets.