Implementation of GTN Model in Dual-horizon Peridynamics

Huilong Ren, Xiaoying Zhuang, Timon Rabczuk

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In this paper we present a dual-horizon peridynamics (DH-PD) for ductile fracture. The dual-horizon non-ordinary state-based PD is derived based on variational calculus and accounts for large deformation. The GTN model is employed to model the bulk behavior while DH-PD can naturally capture the transition from continuum to discontinuum. The penalty method is employed to suppress the zero-energy mode. Three numerical examples in three-dimensional are tested to demonstrate the capability of the method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)224-232
Number of pages9
JournalProcedia Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • dual-horizon
  • Ductile fracture
  • GTN model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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