Isogeometric fluid-structure interaction: theory, algorithms, and computations
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- Bazilevs, Y., Calo, V.M., Hughes, T.J.R. et al. Comput Mech (2008) 43: 3. doi:10.1007/s00466-008-0315-x
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We present a fully-coupled monolithic formulation of the fluid-structure interaction of an incompressible fluid on a moving domain with a nonlinear hyperelastic solid. The arbitrary Lagrangian–Eulerian description is utilized for the fluid subdomain and the Lagrangian description is utilized for the solid subdomain. Particular attention is paid to the derivation of various forms of the conservation equations; the conservation properties of the semi-discrete and fully discretized systems; a unified presentation of the generalized-α time integration method for fluid-structure interaction; and the derivation of the tangent matrix, including the calculation of shape derivatives. A NURBS-based isogeometric analysis methodology is used for the spatial discretization and three numerical examples are presented which demonstrate the good behavior of the methodology.