On the size of representative volume element in elastic, plastic, thermoelastic and permeable random microstructures

M. Ostoja-Starzewski, X. Du, Z. F. Khisaeva, W. Li

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Abstract

The Representative Volume Element (so-called RVE) is the corner stone of continuum mechanics. In this paper we examine the scaling to RVE in linear elasticity, finite elasticity, elasto-plasticity, thermoelasticity, and permeability of random composite materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSupplement to THERMEC 2006, 5th International Conference on PROCESSING and MANUFACTURING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, THERMEC 2006
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages201-206
Number of pages6
EditionPART 1
ISBN (Print)0878494286, 9780878494286
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007
Event5th International Conference on Processing and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials - THERMEC'2006 - Vancouver, Canada
Duration: Jul 4 2006Jul 8 2006

Publication series

NameMaterials Science Forum
NumberPART 1
Volume539-543
ISSN (Print)0255-5476
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9752

Other

Other5th International Conference on Processing and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials - THERMEC'2006
CountryCanada
CityVancouver
Period7/4/067/8/06

Keywords

  • Elastoplasticity
  • Finite elasticity
  • Mesoscale bounds
  • Permeability
  • Random composites
  • Representative volume element
  • Thermoelasticity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Ostoja-Starzewski, M., Du, X., Khisaeva, Z. F., & Li, W. (2007). On the size of representative volume element in elastic, plastic, thermoelastic and permeable random microstructures. In Supplement to THERMEC 2006, 5th International Conference on PROCESSING and MANUFACTURING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, THERMEC 2006 (PART 1 ed., pp. 201-206). (Materials Science Forum; Vol. 539-543, No. PART 1). Trans Tech Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4028/0-87849-428-6.201