• C.E. Zhou
  • G.R. Liu
  • X. Han


This paper presents an investigation of effects of various parameters used in 3D SPH simulation of classical Taylor-bar test. The investigation focuses on density evolution approaches, material strength models, smoothing length adaptation schemes and sensitivity of artificial viscosity constants. Based on the comparisons on the numerical results obtained, some conclusions are made which are useful in future SPH applications to solid impact and penetration problems.


Deviatoric Stress Smooth Particle Hydrodynamic High Velocity Impact Meshfree Method Smoothing Length 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C.E. Zhou
    • 1
  • G.R. Liu
    • 1
  • X. Han
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Advanced Computations in Engineering Science, Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingapore

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