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On the Solution of Nonlinear Fractional-Order Differential Equations Used in the Modeling of Viscoplasticity

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Scientific Computing in Chemical Engineering II


The authors have recently developed a mathematical model for the description of the behavior of viscoplastic materials. The model is based on a nonlinear differential equation of order β, where β is a material constant typically in the range 0 < β < 1. This equation is coupled with a first-order differential equation. In the present paper, we introduce and discuss a numerical scheme for the numerical solution of these equations. The algorithm is based on a PECE-type approach.

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Diethelm, K., Freed, A.D. (1999). On the Solution of Nonlinear Fractional-Order Differential Equations Used in the Modeling of Viscoplasticity. In: Keil, F., Mackens, W., Voß, H., Werther, J. (eds) Scientific Computing in Chemical Engineering II. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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