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Publication details for Professor Ashraf Osman

Birchall, T.J. & Osman, A. S. (2013), On the formulation of thermodynamically-consistent viscoplastic-damage constitutive models, in Osman, A.S., Coombs, W.M. & Koziara, T. eds, CM13: International Conference on Computational Mechanics. Durham, UK, Durham.

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This paper illustrates the formulation of viscoplastic-damage constitutive models using the framework of hyperplasticity.
The entire constitutive behaviour is derived from only two scalar potentials; a free energy potential and a dissipation
potential. This ensures that the model obeys the laws of thermodynamics.


Conference dates: 25-27 March 2013