# Modelling of industrial multi-physics processes—a key role for computational mechanics.

Cross, Mark (1996) *Modelling of industrial multi-physics processes—a key role for computational mechanics.* IMA Journal of Mathematics for Business and Industry, 7 (1). pp. 3-21. ISSN 0953-0061 (doi:10.1093/imaman/7.1.3-a)

## Abstract

In the analysis of industrial processes, there is an increasing emphasis on systems governed by interacting continuum phenomena. Mathematical models of such multi-physics processes can only be achieved for practical simulations through computational solution procedures—computational mechanics. Examples of such multi-physics systems in the context of metals processing are used to explore some of the key issues. Finite-volume methods on unstructured meshes are proposed as a means to achieve efficient rapid solutions to such systems. Issues associated with the software design, the exploitation of high performance computers, and the concept of the virtual computational-mechanics modelling laboratory are also addressed in this context.

Item Type: | Article |
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Uncontrolled Keywords: | mathematical modelling, computational mechanics, |

Subjects: | Q Science > QA Mathematics T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) |

School / Department / Research Groups: | School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Numerical Modelling & Process Analysis > Computational Science & Engineering Group |

Last Modified: | 31 Mar 2011 18:19 |

URI: | http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/2 |

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