Peridynamic Least Square Minimization

  • Erdogan Madenci
  • Atila Barut
  • Mehmet Dorduncu


This chapter presents the PD least square minimization (LSM) to construct the analytical expressions in integral form for PD approximation of a field variable and its derivatives on the basis of TSE and the moving LSM of error. Similar to the PDDO, it is also based on the concept of PD interactions. Unlike the PDDO, it does not require the construction of PD functions at each point.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erdogan Madenci
    • 1
  • Atila Barut
    • 1
  • Mehmet Dorduncu
    • 1
  1. 1.Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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