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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2008 Vol.9 No.9 P.1184-1192


Analysis of structural response under blast loads using the coupled SPH-FEM approach

Author(s):  Jun-xiang XU, Xi-la LIU

Affiliation(s):  Department of Civil Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China

Corresponding email(s):   xujunx@msn.com

Key Words:  Smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH), Finite element method (FEM), Reinforced concrete structure, Explosion

Jun-xiang XU, Xi-la LIU. Analysis of structural response under blast loads using the coupled SPH-FEM approach[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2008, 9(9): 1184-1192.

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A numerical model using the coupled smoothed particle hydrodynamics-finite element method (SPH-FEM) approach is presented for analysis of structures under blast loads. The analyses on two numerical cases, one for free field explosive and the other for structural response under blast loads, are performed to model the whole processes from the propagation of the pressure wave to the response of structures. Based on the simulation, it is concluded that this model can be used for reasonably accurate explosive analysis of structures. The resulting information would be valuable for protecting structures under blast loads.

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