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Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

: Phase-field approximations of Griffith energies and the non-interpenetration of fractures

Presented by Antonin Chambolle, École Polytechnique
6 October 2017 14:00 in

We discuss numerical approaches for the computation of cracks in a brittle material, and of their evolution. We address the issue of interpenetration of the crack, and the numerical analysis of methods which have been proposed to prevent it.

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