Exploiting Partial or Complete Geometrical Symmetry in Boundary Integral Equation Formulations of Elastodynamic Problems

  • Marc Bonnet
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 19)


Procedures based on group representation theory, allowing the exploitation of geometrical symmetry in symmetric Galerkin BEM formulations of 3D elastodynamic problems, are developed. They are applicable for both commutative and noncommutative finite symmetry groups and to partial geometrical symmetry, where the boundary has two disconnected components, one of which is symmetric.


Boundary Element Method Geometrical Symmetry Abelian Case Elastodynamic Problem Symmetry Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc Bonnet
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  1. 1.Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides (UMR CNRS 7649)Ecole PolytechniquePalaiseau CedexFrance

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