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By J. Dominguez

The aim of this monograph is to summarize the present nation of study of the Boundary point approach [BEM] in dynamics of continua. the most emphasis is at the improvement of other B.E. formulations for time-dependent difficulties and the required mathematical modifications to supply computing device codes that are capable of clear up scalar, elastic and poroelastic wave propagation difficulties. one other vast a part of the ebook covers the appliance of BEM to big engineering difficulties in dynamics. the math concerned with realizing the issues mentioned are given in sufficient element as to make the ebook as self-contained as attainable. Readers with virtually no historical past in B.E. or dynamics should locate the textual content transparent and worthy. ''Boundary parts in Dynamics'' has been written with a twin goal. The purpose is for it to be not just a reference paintings for researchers and engineers, but in addition a e-book from which scientists, graduate scholars and working towards engineers can research intimately the formula, implementation and sensible functions of the BEM in dynamics.This publication will be acceptable as textual content to a path on Boundary parts in Dynamics or as a complement to different books in a extra normal direction.

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