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Scientific articles, thesis works and other publications related to Elmer

This is a fairly represantive, yet by no means exhaustive list of publications where Elmer computations have played a significant role. If you want to include your publication in the list, please sent email to the Elmer team.


Papers published in international journals


  • Bunker, A., Viitala, T., Liang, H., Gupta, M., Zwinger, T., and Yliperttula, M., (2012) Fluid dynamics modeling for synchronizing surface plasmon resonance and quartz crystal microbalance as tools for biomolecular and targeted drug dleivery studies, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, accepted
  • Seddik H., R. Greve, T. Zwinger, F. Gillet-Chaulet and O. Gagliardini (2012) Simulations of the Greenland ice sheet 100 years into the future with the full Stokes model Elmer/Ice, J. Glaciol., 58(209), 427-440
  • S. Cook, T. Zwinger, I.C. Rutt, S. O’Neel and T. Murray (2012) Testing the effect of water in crevasses on a physically-based calving model, Annals Glaciol. 53(60), 90-96,  doi: 10.3189/2012AoG60A107
  • G. Durand, O. Gagliardini, L. Favier, T. Zwinger, E. le Meur (2011), Impact of bedrock description on modeling ice sheet dynamic, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L20501, doi:10.1029/2011GL048892
  • M. Jay-Allemand, F. Gillet-Chaulet, O. Gagliardini, M. Nodet (2011) Investigating changes in basal conditions of Variegated Glacier prior to and during its 1982–1983 surge, The Cryosphere, 5, p. 659-672, doi:10.5194/tc-5-659-2011

  • H. Seddik, R. Greve, T. Zwinger, and L. Placidi (2011) A full-Stokes ice flow model for the vicinity of Dome Fuji, Antarctica, with induced anisotropy and fabric evolution, The Cryosphere, 5, 495-508, doi:10.5194/tc-5-495-2011

  • O. Gagliardini, F. Gillet-Chaulet, G. Durand, C. Vincent, P. Duval (2011). Estimating the risk of glacier cavity collapse during artificial drainage: the case of Tête Rousse Glacier, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L10505, doi:10.1029/2011GL047536

  • Ma Y., O. Gagliardini, C. Ritz, F. Gillet-Chaulet, G. Durand and M. Montagnat (2010) Enhancement factors for grounded ice and ice shelves inferred from an anisotropic ice-flow model. J. Glaciol., accepted

  • Gagliardini O., G. Durand, T. Zwinger, R. Hindmarsh and E. Le Meur (2010) Coupling of ice-shelf melting and buttressing is a key process in ice-sheets dynamics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L14501, doi:10.1029/2010GL043334.

  • Zwinger, T. and Moore, J. C. (2009) Diagnostic and prognostic simulations with a full Stokes model accounting for superimposed ice of Midtre Lovénbreen, Svalbard, The Cryosphere, 3, 217-229, PDF

  • G. Durand, O. Gagliardini, T. Zwinger, E. Le Meur, R.C.A. Hindmarsh (2009) Full Stokes modeling of marine ice sheets: influence of the grid size, Ann. Glaciol., 50(52), 109–114.

  • G. Durand, O. Gagliardini, B. de Fleurian, T. Zwinger, and E. Le Meur (2009) Marine Ice-Sheet Dynamics: Hysteresis and Neutral Equilibrium, J. Geophys. Res., 114, F03009, doi:10.1029/2008JF001170
  • P.L. Moore, N.R. Iverson, D. Cohen (2009) Ice flow across a warm-based/cold-based transition at a glacier margin, Ann. Glaciol., 50(52), 1–8.
  • Pattyn, F. and Perichon, L. and Aschwanden, A. and Breuer, B. and de Smedt, B. and Gagliardini, O. and Gudmundsson, G. H. and Hindmarsh, R. C. A. and Hubbard, A. and Johnson, J. V. and Kleiner, T. and Konovalov, Y. and Martin, C. and Payne, A. J. and Pollard, D. and Price, S. and Rückamp, M. and Saito, F. and Souček, O. and Sugiyama, S. and Zwinger, T. (2008) Benchmark experiments for higher-order and full-Stokes ice sheet models (ISMIP–HOM) The Cryosphere, 2, 2, 95-108, ISSN 1994-0426, PDF

  • O. Gagliardini and T. Zwinger (2008) The ISMIP-HOM benchmark experiments performed using the Finite-Element code Elmer The Cryosphere, 2, 1, 67-76, ISSN 1994-0416, PDF

  • E. Järvinen, P. Råback, M. Lyly and J.-P. Salenius, A method for partitioned fluid-structure interaction computation of flow in arteries, Medical Engineering & Physics, 30 (2008), 917-923. doi:10.1016/j.medengphy.2007.12.008

  • T. Sikanen, T. Zwinger, S. Tuomikoski, S. Franssila, R. Lehtiniemi, C.-M. Fager, T. Kotiaho and A. Pursula, Temperature modeling and measurement of an electrokinetic separation chip, Microfluid Nanofluid, 5:479-491, doi:10.1007/s10404-008-0260-1, SpringerLink
  • M. Malinen, Boundary conditions in the Schur complement preconditioning of dissipative acoustic equations, SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 29 (2007), 1567-1592.
  • O. Gagliardini, D. Cohen, P. Råback and T. Zwinger, Finite-element modeling of subglacial cavities and related friction law, J. Geophys. Res. 112 (2007), F02027, doi:10.1029/2006JF000576
  • T. Zwinger, R. Greve, O. Gagliardini, T. Shiraiwa and M. Lyly, A full Stokes-flow thermo-mechanical model for firn and ice applied to the Gorshkov crater glacier, Kamchatka, Annals of Glaciology 45 (2007), 29-37.
  • P. Jussila and J. Ruokolainen, Thermomechanics of porous media - II: thermo-hydro-mechanical model for compacted bentonite, Journal Transport in Porous Media, Volume 67, Number 2, 2007, 275-296. doi:10.1007/s11242-006-9026-y
  • P. Jussila, Thermomechanics of Porous Media - I: Thermohydraulic Model for Compacted Bentonite, Transport in Porous Media, Volume 62, Number 1, January 2006 , 81-107.
  • A. Pursula, P. Råback, S. Lähteenmäki and J. Lahdenperä, Coupled FEM simulations of accelerometers including nonlinear gas damping with comparison to measurements, J. Micromech. Microeng. 16 (2006), 2345-2354.
  • F. Gillet-Chaulet, O. Gagliardini , J. Meyssonnier, T. Zwinger and J. Ruokolainen, Flow-induced anisotropy in polar ice and related ice-sheet flow modelling, J Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 134 (2006), 33-43.
  • T. Veijola, A. Pursula and P. Råback, Extending the validity of squeezed-film damper models with elongations of surface dimensions, J. Micromech. Microeng. 15 (2005), 1624-1636.
  • E. Le Meur, O. Gagliardini, T. Zwinger, J. Ruokolainen, Glacier flow modelling: a comparison of the Shallow Ice Approximation and the full-Stokes equation, C. R. Physique 5 (2004), 709-722.
  • V. Savolainen, J. Heikonen, J. Ruokolainen, O. Anttila, M. Laakso and J. Paloheimo, Simulation of large-scale silicon melt flow in magnetic Czochralski growth, J. Crystal Growth 243 (2002), 243-260.

Papers presented at international conferences

  • T. Zwinger, H. Seddik, R. Greve, O. Gagliardini, E. Edelmann and J. Ruokolainen Full Stokes modelling of glaciers and ice sheets oral presentation, IGS symposium on Dynamics in Glaciology, August 2008, Limerick, Ireland PDF

  • G. Durand, O. Gagliardini, T. Zwinger and E. Le Meur Solving the contact problem at the ice-sheet/ice-shelf transition zone using a full-Stokes finite element model. oral presentation, IGS symposium on Dynamics in Glaciology, August 2008, Limerick, Ireland

  • T Zwinger J. Ruokolainen , M. Lyly and P.-L. Forsström Full-Stokes on a whole ice-sheet?, ORAL presentation, EGU General Assembly 2008, Vienna, Austria

  • M. Malinen, S. Järvenpää, A. Kärkkäinen, L. Kärkkäinen, P. Råback, E. Seppälä, P. Ylä-Oijala, A domain decomposition method for coupled equations of acoustic wave
    motion
    . In: Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering II, E. Onate, M. Papadrakakis and B. Schrefler (eds.), CIMNE, Barcelona, 2007, pp. 566-569.
  • P. Råback, P.-L. Forsström, M. Lyly and M. Gröhn, Elmer - finite element package for the solution of partial differential equations, poster presentation, EGEE User Forum, 2007, Manchester, UK.
  • P. Råback, A. Pursula, J. Ruokolainen and O. Anttila, Strategies for handling different time-scales in Cz silicon growth, poster presentation, Int. Workshop on Modeling of Crystal Growth, 2006, Bamberg, Germany. abstract. poster. (both in pdf-format)
  • P. Råback, M. Malinen, A. Pursula and T. Veijola, Vaihtoehtoisia menetelmiä mikrosysteemien vaimennusominaisuuksien laskemiseen, A paper presented in IX Finnish Mechanics Days, Lappeenranta, June 2006.
  • F. Gillet-Chaulet, O. Gagliardini, J. Ruokolainen, T. Zwinger and J. Meyssonnier Effects of time variation in the ice-sheet surface ice properties on the ice-layer thinning function, poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria
  • F. Gillet-Chaulet, O. Gagliardini, J. Ruokolainen, T. Zwinger and J. Meyssonnier Some effects of anisotropy on ice-flows, poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria
  • T. Zwinger, O. Gagliardini and R. Greve A model including compressible firn applied to crater glacier flow simulation, poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria
  • O. Gagliardini, D. Cohen, P. Råback and T. Zwinger Finite-element modeling of sub-glacial cavities and related sliding law, oral presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria
  • A. Pursula, M. Lyly, E. Järvinen, T.Zwinger and J.Ruokolainen, Multiphysical simulations with Elmer finite element software in combination with GiD, a paper presented in GiD 2006 seminar in Barcelona, March 2006. pdf
  • T. Zwinger, T. Sikanen, S. Tuomikoski, R.A. Ketola, R. Kostiainen, S. Franssila T. Kotiaho and A. Pursula, Electrokinetically driven flows in mixed-material micro-channels, (2005) oral presentation at Euromech Colloquium 472 on Microfluidics and Transfer, September, 2005, Grenoble, France pdf [~3.5MB]
  • Esko Järvinen, Peter Råback and Mikko Lyly, Optimization of Fluid-Structure Interaction Scheme for Arterial Flow Simulations, 2nd Int Symposium on Modelling of Physiological Flows - MPF 2005, Sesimbra, Portugal, 2005. pdf
  • Timo Veijola and Peter Råback, A Method for solving arbitrary MEMS perforation problems with rare gas effects Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, NANOTECH 2005, Anaheim, May 8-12, 2005, vol. 3, pp. 561-564. html
  • T. Zwinger, R. Greve and T. Shiraiwa, A full Stokes-flow thermo-mechanical ice flow model applied to crater glacier simulations, 2005 poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, abstract pdf, poster pdf [~1.3MB]
  • F. Gillet-Chaulet, O. Gagliardini, J. Ruokolainen, T. Zwinger and J. Meyssonnier, Modelling ice flow around the EPICA-Dome C drilling site, 2005 poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria pdf
  • F. Gillet-Chaulet, O. Gagliardini, J. Ruokolainen, T. Zwinger and J. Meyssonnier, Local flow modelling of strain-induced anisotropic ice,(2005) oral presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, pdf
  • D. Cohen, O. Gagliardini, T. Zwinger, J. Ruokolainen, and N. R. Iverson, Sliding with cavity formation: finite-element model of the generalized Stokes flow equations with free surface, 2005, poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, pdf
  • O. Gagliardini, E. Le Meur, T. Zwinger and J. Ruokolainen, A comparison of the shallow ice approximation with the full Stokes equation in glacier dynamics simulations, 2005, poster presentation, EGU Joint Assembly 2005, Vienna, Austria, pdf
  • Mika Malinen, Mikko Lyly, Peter Råback, Asta Kärkkäinen and Leo Kärkkäinen, A finite element method for the modeling of thermo-visoucs effects in acoustics, A paper presented in ECCOMAS 2004, Jyväskylä, Finland, 24-28 June 2004, pdf [~0.2MB].
  • Peter Råback and Antti Pursula, Finite element simulation of the electro-mechanical pull-in phenomenon A paper presented in ECCOMAS 2004, Jyväskylä, Finland, 24-28 June 2004, pdf [~0.5MB].
  • Antti Pursula and Peter Råback, Efficient modeling method for damped micro-electro-mechanical resonators, A paper presented in ADMOS 2003, Göteborg, 29 Sep -1 Oct 2003, ps [~0.9MB].
  • Petri Jussila, Thermomechanical Model for Compacted Bentonite, A paper presented in VIII Finnish Mechanics Days, Espoo, 12-13 June 2003, pdf [~0.2MB].
  • Peter Råback, Antti Pursula, Virpi Junttila, and Timo Veijola, Hierarchial finite element simulation of perforated plates with arbitrary hole geometries, A paper presented in MSM 2003, San Francisco, 23-27 February, ps [~0.2MB].
  • Esko Järvinen, Mikko Lyly, Juha Ruokolainen, Peter Råback Three-dimensional fluid-structure interaction modeling of blood flow in elastic arteries , A paper presented in ECCOMAS CFD 2001, Swansea 4-7 September. pdf [~0.6MB]
  • Peter Råback, Juha Ruokolainen, Mikko Lyly, Esko Järvinen. Fluid-structure interaction boundary conditions by artificial compressibility , A paper presented in ECCOMAS CFD 2001, Swansea 4-7 September. pdf [~0.3MB]
  • Savolainen V., Järvinen J., Ruokolainen J. and Anttila O. A stabilized finite element analysis for three-dimensional Czochralski silicon melt flow. A paper presented in the FEM3D conference held in Jyväskylä, June 2000. pdf [~1.3MB].

Thesis works

  • Kurt Baarman, Thermal characterization of vertically stacked chips, Mester's Thesis, Helsinki University of Technology, 2008.
  • Moritz Nadler. Simulation of thermal creep in light-mills (in German). Master's Thesis, University of Tubingen, 2008. pdf (related presentation, pdf).
  • Luis Alonso Sánchez Secades, 3D scanning of non-opaque objects by means of infrared imaging. Master's Thesis, Université de Bourgogne, 2008. pdf

  • Mika Juntunen, Kontaktiongelman ratkaiseminen elementtimenetelmällä (in Finnish). Master's Thesis, Helsinki University of Technology, 2005.
  • Mikko Byckling, hp-elementtimenetelmän toteutus Elmer-ohjelmistossa (in Finnish). Master's Thesis, Helsinki University of Technology, 2005.
  • Esko Järvinen, Modelling of Pulsatile Flow in an Elastic Artery. Licentiate's Thesis, Helsinki University of Technology, 2004.

Papers published in CSC journals


Other documents

  • Jani Paavilainen. Erikoistyö: Rei'itetyn laatan taipuman laskeminen efektiivisten materiaalivakioiden avulla, 2002, pdf. (Special assignment about perforated elastic plates , in Finnish)
  • Jani Paavilainen. Erikoistyö: Muodon optimointi virtauksen ja rakenteen vuorovaikutusongelmassa, 2001, pdf. (Special assignment about optimization in fluid-structure-interaction, in Finnish)