Session 3 : Friday, November 20th – 1:45pm
Thomas Helfer/Jérémy Bleyer : The MFrontGenericInterfaceSupport project and its binding with FEniCS
In this third talk, we will briefly present the MGIS (MFrontGenericInterfaceSupport, https://thelfer.github.io/mgis) project and MFront’s generic interface which enables standardized coupling with any computing code (e.g. finite-elements, FFT, etc.) thanks to bindings available in Fortran, C, Python, Julia, etc. .
We will then present the mgis.fenics module which enables using MFront constitutive laws inside FEniCS. In particular, we will illustrate the potentialities offered by such a binding through examples of various complexity: e.g. small-strain elastoviscoplasticity, large-strain plasticity, non-linear heat transfer, strongly coupled thermoelasticity, multiphase models, phase-field brittle fracture, etc.
 Helfer, T., Bleyer, J., Frondelius, T., Yashchuk, I., Nagel, T., & Naumov, D. (2020). The MFrontGenericInterfaceSupport project. Journal of Open Source Software, 5(48), 2003. https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.02003
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