Calculus of Variations and Geometric Measure Theory

E. Davoli - G. A. Francfort

A critical revisiting of finite elasto-plasticity

created by davoli on 08 Aug 2013
modified on 04 Sep 2020


Published Paper

Inserted: 8 aug 2013
Last Updated: 4 sep 2020

Journal: SIAM Journal of Mathematical Analysis
Year: 2014


We propose a new evolution model for large strain elasto- plasticity. In a quasi-static setting the suggested model can be formulated as a variational evolution. We establish existence of a closely related evolution in a regularized context. We then discuss how the proposed model performs in both a rigid-plastic, and a one-dimensional settings and compare the results with those that could be achieved using other formulations.