Short courses

Computational Plasticity

Eduardo Alberto de Souza Neto

College of Engineering, Swansea University, UK

The purpose of the course is to present an overview of the state of the art in the field of computational plasticity. Important basic concepts for the beginners will be introduced, and advanced topics that are subject of recent research will be discussed.
Summary of the course

An Introduction to Partition of Unity-Based
Finite Element Methods

Carlos Armando Duarte

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

The couse introduce and develop a thorough understanding of partition of unity approximations – generalized and extended finite element approximations: strengths, advantages, a-priori error estimates, implementation issues and applications.
Summary of the course

Closing talks

July 06, 2012

Hybrid and DG Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations

Abimael Fernando Dourado Loula

Laboratório Nacional de Computação Científica, Brasil

Predictability and Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Mechanics

John T. Oden

University of Texas at Austin, USA

Poster sections

Deadline: May 30, 2012

Participants are encouraged to contribute with a poster. Abstracts should be sent to (pdf file). They should be in English and should not exceed two pages. The deadline for sending abstracts is May 30, 2012.



Scientific Committee

Euclides de Mesquita Neto
FEM, Unicamp
Hugo Enrique Hernandez Figueroa
FEEC, Unicamp
Paulo de Mattos Pimenta
Escola Politécnica - USP
Philippe R. B. Devloo (Coordinator)
FEC, Unicamp
Sônia M. Gomes
IMECC, Unicamp
Local Organizing Committee

Denise de Siqueira
LabMeC, FEC, Unicamp
João Luis Gonçalves
LabMeC, FEC, Unicamp
Jorge Lizardo Diaz Calle
José Luiz Antunes de Oliveira e Sousa
FEC, Unicamp