Publications on the XFEM

We have gathered some of the most important publications on the XFEM and related methods. For easier access we have sorted them into the following categories:

XFEM for cohesive cracks

1 J.L. Asferg, P.N. Poulsen, L.O. Nielsen: A consistent partly cracked XFEM element for cohesive crack growth, Internat. J. Numer. Methods Engrg., 72, 464–485, 2007.
2 J. Mergheim, E. Kuhl, P. Steinmann: A finite element method for the computational modelling of cohesive cracks, Internat. J. Numer. Methods Engrg., 63, 276–289, 2005.
3 N. Moës, T. Belytschko: Extended finite element method for cohesive crack growth, Eng. Fract. Mech., 69, 813–833, 2002.
4 B. Patzák, M. Jirásek: Process zone resolution by extended finite elements, Eng. Fract. Mech., 70, 957–977, 2003.
5 J.F. Unger, S. Eckardt, C. Könke: Modelling of cohesive crack growth in concrete structures with the extended finite element method, Comp. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., 196, 4087–4100, 2007.
6 G.N. Wells, L.J. Sluys: A new method for modelling cohesive cracks using finite elements, Internat. J. Numer. Methods Engrg., 50, 2667–2682, 2001.

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