Conduction Properties

  • Julien YvonnetEmail author
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 258)


The objective of this chapter is to present the different basic concepts of computational homogenization through the simplest problem: defining the effective conductivity of a heterogeneous medium in steady-state regime. First, the notion of RVE is introduced. Then, the localization problems and the effective quantities are defined, and the numerical procedures using FEM to compute the effective conductivity tensor are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MSME LaboratoryUniversité Paris-Est Marne-la-ValléeMarne-la-Vallée Cedex2France

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