[ugrads] Research Talk - Wednesday, March 22 - Chair Candidate Han

Robert Ellis rellis at math.iit.edu
Wed Mar 22 12:14:00 CDT 2017


Reminder: Talk today at 1:50pm.  Note the non-standard room RE 032.

On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 1:08 PM, Myrna Walker <mwalke13 at iit.edu> wrote:

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> Please join the Department of Applied Mathematics for a Research Talk
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> When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 1:50 pm - 2:55 pm
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> Where: RE 032
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> *Title: Numerical Analysis of Hemivariational Inequalities*
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> *Speaker:* *Weimin Han*
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> *Department of Mathematics*
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> *University of Iowa*
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> *Abstract:*  Inequality problems in mechanics can be divided into two
> main categories: that of variational inequalities concerned with convex
> energy functionals (potentials), and that of hemivariational inequalities
> concerned with nonsmooth and nonconvex energy functionals
> (superpotentials). Through the formulation of hemivariational inequalities,
> problems involving nonmonotone, nonsmooth and multivalued constitutive
> laws, forces, and boundary conditions can be treated successfully.
> Hemivariational inequalities have been shown to be very useful across a
> wide variety of subjects, ranging from nonsmooth mechanics, physics,
> engineering, to economics.
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> In this talk, after a brief description of the basic notions and ideas of
> the theory of hemivariational inequalities, we will present new results on
> convergence and optimal order error estimates for numerical solutions of
> hemivariational inequalities. Numerical results will be presented.
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> Cookies and coffee will be provided in RE 112 after the talk.
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Robert B. Ellis, PhD
Assoc. Prof., IIT Applied Mathematics
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