Journals / CMC / Vol.52, No.1
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    Wave Propagation in a Magneto-Micropolar Thermoelastic Medium with Two Temperatures for Three-Phase-Lag Model

    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.52, No.1, pp. 1-24, 2016, DOI:10.3970/cmc.2016.052.001
    Abstract The present paper is concerned with the wave propagation in a micropolar thermoelastic solid with distinct two temperatures under the effect of the magnetic field in the presence of the gravity field and an internal heat source. The formulation of the problem is applied in the context of the three-phase-lag model and Green-Naghdi theory without dissipation. The medium is a homogeneous isotropic thermoelastic in the half-space. The exact expressions of the considered variables are obtained by using normal mode analysis. Comparisons are made with the results in the two theories in the absence and presence of the magnetic field as… More >


    Excluded Volumes of Anisotropic Convex Particles in Heterogeneous Media: Theoretical and Numerical Studies

    Wenxiang Xu1,2,3,4, Ganquan Yang5, Peng Lan2, Huaifa Ma1
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.52, No.1, pp. 25-40, 2016, DOI:10.3970/cmc.2016.052.025
    Abstract Understanding the excluded volume of anisotropic particle is of great importance in the evaluation of continuum percolation and random packing behaviors of soft/hard particle systems in heterogeneous disordered media. In this work, we obtain the excluded volumes of several anisotropic convex particles including prolate spheroids, oblate spheroids, spherocylinders, and Platonic particles, using theoretical and numerical approaches. According to the second virial coefficient, we first present a theoretical scheme for determining the excluded volumes of anisotropic particles. Also, the mean tangent diameters of anisotropic convex particles are formulated by the quantitative stereology. Subsequently, Monte Carlo simulations are demonstrated to numerically evaluate… More >


    A Study on the Estimation of Prefabricated Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete Panel Strength Values with an Artificial Neural Network Model

    S.A. Yıldızel1,2, A.U. Öztürk1
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.52, No.1, pp. 41-52, 2016, DOI:10.3970/cmc.2016.052.041
    Abstract In this study, artificial neural networks trained with swarm based artificial bee colony optimization algorithm was implemented for prediction of the modulus of rapture values of the fabricated glass fiber reinforced concrete panels. For the application of the ANN models, 143 different four-point bending test results of glass fiber reinforced concrete mixes with the varied parameters of temperature, fiber content and slump values were introduced the artificial bee colony optimization and conventional back propagation algorithms. Training and the testing results of the corresponding models showed that artificial neural networks trained with the artificial bee colony optimization algorithm have remarkable potential… More >


    B-Spline Wavelet on Interval Finite Element Method for Static and Vibration Analysis of Stiffened Flexible Thin Plate

    Xing Wei1,2, Wen Chen2, Bin Chen2,3, Bin Chen1,4, Bin Chen2, Bin Chen1
    CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, Vol.52, No.1, pp. 53-71, 2016, DOI:10.3970/cmc.2016.052.053
    Abstract A new wavelet finite element method (WFEM) is constructed in this paper and two elements for bending and free vibration problems of a stiffened plate are analyzed. By means of generalized potential energy function and virtual work principle, the formulations of the bending and free vibration problems of the stiffened plate are derived separately. Then, the scaling functions of the B-spline wavelet on the interval (BSWI) are introduced to discrete the solving field variables instead of conventional polynomial interpolation. Finally, the corresponding two problems can be resolved following the traditional finite element frame. There are some advantages of the constructed… More >

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