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:
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.
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.
N. Moës, T. Belytschko:
Extended finite element method for cohesive crack growth,
Eng. Fract. Mech., 69, 813–833, 2002.
B. Patzák, M. Jirásek:
Process zone resolution by extended finite elements,
Eng. Fract. Mech., 70, 957–977, 2003.
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.
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.