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A dual-reciprocity boundary element method for a class of elliptic boundary value problems for non-homogeneous anisotropic media. (English) Zbl 1130.74456
Summary: A dual-reciprocity boundary element method is proposed for the numerical solution of a two-dimensional boundary value problem (BVP) governed by an elliptic partial differential equation with variable coefficients. The BVP under consideration has applications in a wide range of engineering problems of practical interest, such as in the calculation of antiplane stresses or temperature in non-homogeneous anisotropic media. The proposed numerical method is applied to solve specific test problems.

MSC:
74S15 Boundary element methods applied to problems in solid mechanics
74E05 Inhomogeneity in solid mechanics
74E10 Anisotropy in solid mechanics
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