16.225 - Computational Mechanics of Materials
Homework assignment # 1
1. Verify that the Euler-Lagrange equations corresponding to the HuWashizu functional are the eld equations of linear elasticity.
2. Consistency test for constitutive models with a pot

16.225 - Computational Mechanics of Materials
Homework assignment # 2
The main objective of this assignment is to add capability to your version
of sumMIT to solve linear elasticity problems. Details of the data structures
and additional aspects of the pr

16.225 - Computational Mechanics of Materials
Homework assignment # 3
1. Behavior of the 3-node simplex element in the incompressible limit.
Using the 3-node simplex element, repeat the plane-strain, plate-withhole calculations of the previous assignment

16.225 - Computational Mechanics of Materials
Homework assignment # 4
Consider a nonlinear elastic solid described by the strain energy density:
W = k[J log(J ) J ] + trCdev
2
where
Cdev = J 2/3 C
and k and are material constants. For this model material,