On the effect of ghost force in the quasicontinuum method: Dynamic problems in one dimension

Xiantao Li, Pingbing Ming

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Numerical error caused by "ghost forces" in a quasicontinuum method is studied in the context of dynamic problems. The error in the discrete W1,∞ norm is analyzed for the time scale O(å) and the time scale O(7sigma;) with å being the lattice spacing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)647-676
Number of pages30
JournalCommunications in Computational Physics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2014


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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