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Finite Element Procedures for Large Strain Elastic-Plastic Theories



Jonathan W. Lee


In a unified approach, the virtual work equations in rate form and in incremental forms are derived rigorously for elastic-plastic continuum subjected to large strains. The finite element procedures for the analyses of elastic-plastic solid based on Lee's theory and the Green-Naghdi theory are presented. Also, it is shown that transformations can be performed among the Eulerian, the Total-Lagrangian, and the Updated-Lagrangian formulations, and among different forms of constitutive relations, without any approximation.
Journal Of Engineering For Industry


Lee, J. (1988), Finite Element Procedures for Large Strain Elastic-Plastic Theories, Journal Of Engineering For Industry, [online], (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created December 31, 1988, Updated June 2, 2021