Numerical Solutions of Thermo — Hydro — Mechanical Problems

  • B. A. Schrefler
  • L. Simoni
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 357)


This chapter summarizes the numerical techniques which complete the mathematical model and allow for the application in real cases. Both-spatial and temporal discretizations are presented in a general way, together with possible solution algorithms for the ensuing equations. The properties of the numerical solutions are then analyzed and used to discuss the possible choices of the field variables.


Porous Medium Pore Pressure Effective Stress Capillary Pressure Trial Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. A. Schrefler
    • 1
  • L. Simoni
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PaduaPaduaItaly

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