Finite Element Approach to Modelling Evolution of 3D Shape Memory Materials

Mahapatra, D.R. and Melnik, R.V.N.

Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 76(1-3), 141--148, 2007


A general finite element framework for the application to different types of phase transforming alloys and under general thermomechanical loadings is presented. The developed technique is exemplified on cubic to tetragonal transformations of shape memory alloys.