Leilei Chen

Leilei Chen
Huanghuai University · School of Architectural and Civil Engineering

PhD
Computing science and structural optimization

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A study of structural shape optimization and absorbing material distribution optimization of noise barrier structures based on the recently proposed isogeometric analysis method with exact geometric definitions is presented. The acoustic scattering is approximated using the basis functions that represent the geometry. A fast multipole method is app...
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This paper presents an acoustic topology optimization approach using isogeometric boundary element methods based on subdivision surfaces to optimize the distribution of sound adsorption materials adhering to structural surfaces. The geometries are constructed from triangular control meshes through Loop subdivision scheme, and the associated Box-spl...
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We propose an efficient Monte Carlo simulation method to address the multivariate uncertainties in acoustic–vibration interaction systems. The deep neural network acts as a general surrogate model to enhance the sampling efficiency of Monte Carlo Simulation. Singular Value Decomposition - Radial Basis Functions (SVD-RBF) acts as a bridge between th...
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The paper presents a novel approach for multi-frequency acoustic topology optimization of sound-absorption materials. In this work, the isogeometric boundary element method based on subdivision surfaces is used to solve Helmholtz equations defined in infinite domains. To avoid time-consuming frequency sweep, we adopt series expansion method to deco...
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In this study, a Monte Carlo simulation (MCs)-based isogeometric stochastic Finite Element Method (FEM) is proposed for uncertainty quantification in the vibration analysis of piezoelectric materials. In this method, deterministic solutions (natural frequencies) of the coupled eigenvalue problem are obtained via isogeometric analysis (IGA). Moreove...
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This paper presents a novel method for topology optimization of vibrating structures interacted with acoustic wave for the purpose of minimizing radiated sound power level. We consider exterior acoustic fields and bi-material shell models without damping in this work. Within the isogeometric analysis framework, we employ Catmull-Clark subdivision s...
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Based on isogeometric boundary element method (IGA BEM) and piecewise constant level set (PCLS) method, a new topology optimization approach is proposed to design the distribution of sound absorbing materials (SAMs) on structural surfaces. First, an efficient IGA BEM is developed with the combination of multipatch discretization and parallel CPU de...
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This paper simulates the propagation of hydraulic fractures under constant fluid pressure using the isogeometric analysis based on boundary element methods (BEM) i.e. the so called isogeomtric BEM. Due to the seamless integration between computer aided design (CAD) and numerical analysis, the isogeomtric BEM eliminates the meshing procedure and geo...
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This study proposes an optimization approach to maximize the transmission loss (TL) of a muffler by optimizing the thickness of the embedded porous layer. The objective function, i.e. the TL value, is computed by the four-pole parameters based on the boundary element analysis, and the thicknesses assigned to the discretized elements are naturally c...
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This study presents a combined shape and topology optimization method for designing sound barriers by using the isogeometric boundary element method. The objective function of combined optimization is defined as the sound pressure in reference plane. The sensitivity analysis for the combined optimization is conducted by using either the direct diff...
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Isogeometric boundary element method is a computer simulation algorithm that can directly utilize the data of a geometric model represented by its surface. Catmull-Clark subdivision surfaces are a widely used technique in 3D computer graphics to construct complicated geometries. In the present work, we combine Catmull-Clark subdivision surfaces wit...
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In this paper, a computational methodology for the band structure analysis of 2D acoustic phononic structures based on the isogeometric boundary element method(IGABEM) is studied. IGABEM not only improves the accuracy of numerical model, but also retains the geometric accuracy and makes the pre-processing procedure relatively simpler for models des...
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A shape optimization approach based on isogeometric wideband fast multipole boundary element method (IGA WFMBEM) in 2D acoustics is developed in this study. The key treatment is shape sensitivity analysis by using the adjoint variable method under isogeometric analysis (IGA) conditions. A set of efficient parameters of the wideband fast multipole m...
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A novel boundary element method based on subdivision surfaces is applied to simulate wave scattering problems governed by the Helmholtz equation. The Loop subdivision scheme widely used in the CAD (computer aided design) field is applied to represent the geometric model and approximate physical field variables. The novelty of this work is that it i...
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This research contributes to the topology optimization of acoustic–structure interaction problems with infinite acoustic domain by focusing on two issues, namely, the variation of the acoustic–structure interface and free-floating elements. To handle the variation of the coupling interface, we divide the analyzed domain into the bounded and unbound...
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In this work, we develop an optimization approach to optimize the distribution of porous material layer inside cavity. The optimization seeks to improve the absorbing effects of the porous material, decreasing the noise level at regions of interest or increasing the sound energy dissipated by the porous material. To achieve the preset optimization...
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The cover image, by Wenchang Zhao et al., is based on the Research Article Topology optimization of exterior acoustic ‐ structure interaction systems using the coupled FEM ‐ BEM method. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.6055.
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This paper presents an efficient topology optimization procedure for exterior acoustic–structure interaction problems, in which the coupled systems are formulated by the boundary element method (BEM) and the finite element method (FEM). So far, the topology optimization based on the coupled FEM‐BEM still faces several issues needed to be addressed,...
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Isogeometric Analysis (IGA), which tries to bridge the gap between Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and Computer Aided Design (CAD), has been widely proposed in recent research. According to the concept of IGA, this work develops a boundary element method (BEM) using non-Uniform Rational B-Splines (NURBS) as basis functions for the 2D half-space ac...
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Noise barriers have been widely used to decrease the transportation noise. How to utilize limited structure and material to achieve the environmental requirements for noise control is an important research topic. This research combines the use of boundary element method and SIMP to generate an acoustic topology optimization method and applies this...
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This study presents an isogeometric fast multipole boundary element method (IGA FMBEM) in two-dimensional (2D) acoustics and a related sensitivity-based shape optimization algorithm for sound barriers. In the isogeometric analysis, Non-Uniform Rational B-Splines (NURBS) are used to accurately represent structural geometry. The control points are se...
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A topology optimization approach based on the boundary element method (BEM) and the optimality criteria (OC) method is proposed for the optimal design of sound absorbing material distribution within sound barrier structures. The acoustical effect of the absorbing material is simplified as the acoustical impedance boundary condition. Based on the so...
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A FEM-BEM coupling approach is used for acoustic fluid-structure interaction analysis. The FEM is used to model the structure and the BEM is used to model the exterior acoustic domain. The aim of this work is to improve the computational efficiency and accuracy of the conventional FEM-BEM coupling approach. The fast multipole method (FMM) is applie...
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Full interaction between structural and fluid domains must be considered for light structures immersed in heavy fluid (e.g. thin steel shells in water). The structural-acoustic design sensitivity analysis provides information on the effect of the design variable on acoustic performance, which makes it a key step for noise control and structural-aco...
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The complete interaction between the structural domain and the acoustic domain needs to be considered in many engineering problems, especially for the acoustic analysis concerning thin structures immersed in water. This study employs the finite element method to model the structural parts and the fast multipole boundary element method to model the...
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Continuous linear and quadratic boundary elements are often applied to numerical solution. Discontinuous higher-order boundary elements are developed for 2D acoustic problems to achieve higher accuracy in this paper. The Burton–Miller formulation is used to overcome the fictitious frequency problem when using a single Helmholtz boundary integral eq...
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This paper presents a wideband fast multipole boundary element method (FMBEM) for two dimensional acoustic design sensitivity analysis based on the direct differentiation method. The wideband fast multipole method (FMM) formed by combining the original FMM and the diagonal form FMM is used to accelerate the matrix-vector products in the boundary el...
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A coupling algorithm based on the finite element method and the wideband fast multipole boundary element method (FEM/wideband FMBEM) is proposed for the simulation of fluid-structure interaction and structural-acoustic sensitivity analysis using the direct differentiation method. The wideband fast multipole method (FMM) formed by combining the orig...
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This paper presents a novel wideband fast multipole boundary element approach to 3D half-space/plane-symmetric acoustic wave problems. The half-space fundamental solution is employed in the boundary integral equations so that the tree structure required in the fast multipole algorithm is constructed for the boundary elements in the real domain only...