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Code: 58/2013
Title: Anisotropic adaptive meshes for brittle fractures: parameter sensitivity
Date: Wednesday 20th November 2013
Author(s) : Artina, M.; Fornasier, M.; Micheletti, S.; Perotto, S.
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Abstract: We deal with the Ambrosio-Tortorelli approximation of the well-known Mumford-Shah functional to model quasi-static crack propagation in brittle materials. We employ anisotropic mesh adaptation to efficiently capture the crack path. Aim of this work is to investigate the numerical sensitivity of the crack behavior to the parameters involved in both the physical model and in the adaptive procedure.

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