 
The following published books are some of the boundary element materials available from
the founders of BEST Corporation:
"Developments in Boundary Element Methods", Vol. 1, Elsevier Applied Science
Publishers, U.K., Editors: P.K. Banerjee and R. Butterfield,1979, 292 pages
Contents:
 New Concepts illustrated by old problems 
 Nonlinear problems of potential flow 
 Advanced implementation of the boundary element method to two and threedimensional
elastostatics 
 Two and threedimensional problems of elastoplasticity 
 Two and threedimensional problems of fracture mechanics 
 Boundary integral equation methods applied to wave problems 
 The boundary element method in thermoelasticity 
 The boundary element method for plates and shells 
 Application of the boundary element method in electrical engineering problems 
 Coupling boundary element methods with other numerical methods 
"Boundary Element Methods in Engineering Science", McGraw Hill, London,
Authors: P.K. Banerjee and R. Butterfield, 1981, 512 pages, Translated into Russian in
1984 and Chinese in 1987
Contents:
 An Introduction to Boundary Element Methods 
 Some Onedimensional Problems 
 Twodimensional Problems of Steady State Potential Flow 
 Twodimensional Problems of Elastostatics 
 Threedimensional Problems of Steady State Potential Flow 
 Threedimensional Problems in Elasticity 
 Problems of Edges and Corners 
 Parametric Representation of Functions and Geometry 
 Transient Potential Flow (Diffusion) Problems 
 Transient Problems in Elasticity 
 Platebending Problems 
 Elastoplasticity 
 Examples in Fluid Mechanics 
 Combination of Boundary Element Methods with Other Numerical Methods 
 Computer Implementation of Boundary Element Methods 
"Developments in Boundary Element Methods", Vol. 2, Elsevier Applied Science
Publishers, U.K., Editors: P.K. Banerjee and R.P. Shaw,1982, 290 pages
Contents:
 Boundary element formulation for melting and solidification problems 
 Transient flow through porous elastic media 
 Applications of boundary element methods to problems of water waves 
 Problems of general viscous flow 
 Timedependent inealstic deformation of metals by boundary element methods 
 Determination of eigenvalues by boundary element methods 
 Transient stress analysis of tunnels and caverns of arbitrary shape due to travelling
waves 
 Analysis of hydrodynamic loads by boundary element methods 
 Acoustic emissions from submerged structures 
"Developments in Boundary Element Methods", Vol. 3, Elsevier Applied Science
Publishers, U.K., Editors: P.K. Banerjee and S. Mukherjee, 1984, 312 pages
Contents:
 Advanced implementation of boundary element methods for threedimensional problems of
elastoplasticity and viscoplasticity 
 Boundary element formulations for large strainlarge deformation problems of plasticity
and viscoplasticity 
 Elastoplastic analysis by indirect methods 
 Nonlinear problems of fracture mechanics 
 Large deflection analysis of thin elastic plates 
 Problems of timedependent NavierStokes flow 
 Boundary element formulations and solutions for some onolinear water wave problems 
 Boundary element analysis of nonlinear sloshing problems 
 Advanced integration schemes over boundary elements and volume cells for two and
threedimensional nonlinear analysis 
 Some linear and nonlinear problems in aero and hydrodynamics 
"Developments in Boundary Element Methods", Vol. 4, Elsevier Applied Science
Publishers, U.K., Editors: P.K. Banerjee and J.O. Watson, 1986, 346 pages
Contents:
 Hermitian cubic and singular elements for plane strain 
 Boundary element method implementation for threedimensional transient elastodynamics 
 A boundary element method for axisymmetric elastic bodies 
 Thin elastic plates in bending 
 Boundary element analysis of nonlinear bending of sandwich plates and shallow shells 
 On nonlinear heat transfer problems 
 Implementation of combined boundary elementfinite element analysis with applications in
geomechanics 
 The indirect boundary integral formulation for elliptic, hyperbolic and nonlinear fluid
flows 
"Industrial Applications of Boundary Element Methods", Elsevier Applied
Science Publishers, London and New York, Editors: P.K. Banerjee and R.B. Wilson, 1989, 306
pages
Contents:
 Advanced applications of BEM to gas turbine engine structures 
 Advanced applications of BEM to inelastic analysis of solids 
 Advanced development of BEM for elastic and inelastic dynamic analysis of solids 
 Boundary element methods for poroelastic and thermoelastic analyses 
 Advanced substructured analysis of elastodynamic wave propagation problems 
 BEM analysis of problems of fracture mechanics 
 Boundary element applications in the automotive industry 
 Advanced stress analysis by a commercial BEM code 
 Thermoelastic analysis for design of machine components 
"Boundary Element Methods in Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics", Elsevier Applied
Science Publishers, London and New York, Editors: P.K. Banerjee and L. Morino, 1990, 357
pages
Contents:
 Helmholtz and poincare potentialvorticity decompositions for the analysis of unsteady
compressible viscous flows 
 Advanced boundary element methods for steady incompressible thermoviscous flow 
 A timedependent incompressible viscous BEM for moderate reynolds numbers 
 A boundary integral formulation in primitive variables for unsteady viscous flows 
 Newtonian and nonnewtonian unsteady flow problems 
 A general theory of unsteady compressible potential flows with applications to
aeroplanes and rotors 
 Recent advances in solution methods for unsteady viscous flows 
 Boundary element analysis of slow nonnewtonian flow 
 Further development of BEM in thermal fluid dynamics 
"Boundary Element Methods in Nonlinear Fluid Dynamics", Elsevier Applied
Science Publishers, London and New York, Editors: P.K. Banerjee and S. Kobayashi, 1992,
407 pages
Contents:
 Advanced dynamics fracture mechanics analysis 
 Multiregion periodic dynamic analysis by BEM of 2D, 3D and axisymmetric problems 
 Timedomain formulations of BEM for twodimensional, axisymmetric and threedimensional
scalar wave propagation 
 Timedomain formulations of BEM for twodimensional, axisymmetric and threedimensional
transient elastodynamics 
 Transient elastic wave scattering problems by boundary element methods 
 Hypersingular boundary integral equations: their occurrence, interpretation,
regularization and computation 
 Transient elastodynamics analysis for threedimensional configurations 
 Eigenvalue analysis by boundary element method 
 Mathematical foundations of BEM formulations for static and dynamic analyses 
 Progress in 3D BE calculations and optoelectronic measurements of soilstructure
interaction 
"The Boundary Element Methods in Engineering", P.K. Banerjee, McGraw Hill
Book Co., London and New York, 1994, 501 pages
Contents:
 An introdution to boundary element methods 
 Some basic mathematical principles 
 Two and threedimensional problems of steady state potential flow 
 Two and threedimensional problems of elastostatics 
 Axisymmetric problems 
 Elastic analysis of solids with holes and inclusions 
 General body forces 
 Transient potential flow (diffusion) problems 
 Poroelastic and thermoelastic analyses 
 Dynamic analysis 
 Fracture mechanics 
 Platebending problems 
 Nonlinear analysis of solids 
 Combination of boundary element methods with other numerical methods 
 Viscous flow at low to medium reynolds numbers 
 Convective fluid flow and heat transfer 
 Computer implementation of boundary element methods 
 
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