Scientific publications

The flexibility and versatility of Nutils' toolset makes it the ideal suite for developing and testing new numerical techniques and formulations. This has led to an ever growing list of scientific publications in the fields of computational physics, applied mechanics, biomechanical modelling, marine engineering, and others. If your Nutils powered publication is not listed below please send an email to to have it included.

Jun 2017
M. Baumann, R. Astudillo, Y. Qiu, E. Y. M. Ang, M. B. van Gijzen, R.-E. Plessix. An MSSS-preconditioned matrix equation approach for the time-harmonic elastic wave equation at multiple frequencies. Springer Computational Geosciences.
Jan 2016
F. de Prenter, C.V. Verhoosel, G.J. van Zwieten, E.H. van Brummelen. Condition number analysis and preconditioning of the finite cell method. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, volume 316.
Jan 2016
Jochen Hinz. Isogeometric Analysis of a reaction-diffusion model for human brain development. MSc thesis.
Dec 2015
N. Singh, C.V. Verhoosel, R. de Borst and E.H. van Brummelen. A fracture-controlled path-following technique for phase-field modeling of brittle fracture. Pending review.
Oct 2015
E.H. Van Brummelen, M. Shokrpour, G.J. Van Zwieten. Elasto-capillarity Simulations based on the Navier-Stokes-Cahn-Hilliard Equations. Pending review.
May 2015
S.M. Kleinendorst, J.P.M. Hoefnagels, C.V. Verhoosel, A.P. Ruybalid. On the use of adaptive refinement in isogeometric digitalimage correlation. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, volume 104.
Feb 2015
C.V. Verhoosel, G.J. van Zwietena, B. van Rietbergen, R. de Borst. Image-based goal-oriented adaptive isogeometric analysis with application to the micro-mechanical modeling of trabecular bone. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, volume 284.
Feb 2015
T.M. van Opstal, E.H. van Brummelen, G.J. van Zwieten. A finite-element/boundary-element method for three-dimensional, large-displacement fluid–structure-interaction. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, volume 284.
Apr 2014
G.J. van Zwietena, E.H. van Brummelen, K.G. van der Zee, M.A. Gutiérrez, R.F. Hanssen. Discontinuities without discontinuity: The Weakly-enforced Slip Method. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, volume 271.
Sep 2013
X. Wu, G.J. van Zwieten, K.G. van der Zee. Stabilized second-order convex splitting schemes for Cahn–Hilliard models with application to diffuse-interface tumor-growth models. Special Issue Paper - Numerical Methods and Applications of Multi-Physics in Biomechanical Modeling.
Mar 2013
X. Wu, G.J. Van Zwieten, K.G. van der Zee, G. Simsek. Adaptive Time-Stepping for Cahn-Hilliard-type Equations with Application to Diffuse-Interface Tumor-growth Models. ADMOS 2013.
Feb 2013
K.G. van der Zee, G.J. van Zwieten, C.V. Verhoosel, E.H. van Brummelen. Shape-Newton Method for Isogeometric Discretizations of Free-Boundary Problems. MARINE 2011, IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering.