Erich Trefftz (1888-1937)

  • Biography: "An appreciation of Erich Trefftz", by Prof. Erwin Stein, Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, Vol. 4, pp. 301-304, 1997. (Posted with permission from CAMES.)
  • International Workshop on the Trefftz Method (Proceedings by courtesy of Profs. Michal Kleiber, Herbert Mang, and Andrzej Zielinski)

o    History of Trefftz Conference

         Workshop on Method of Fundamental Solutions

o    History of MFS Conference

o    First Workshop: Ayia Napa, Cyprus, 2007.

         Joint International Conference on Trefftz Method and Method of Fundamental Solutions

    • Second Conference: October 11-13, 2015, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Conference Chairs: Wen Chen, Ismael Herrera, Boyang Ding, C.S. Chen, Andrea Karageorghis, Antonio Tadeu.
  • Trefftz Original Article: E. Trefftz. Ein gegenstuck zum ritzschen verfahren. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Applied Mechanics, pages 131-137, Zurich, 1926. Orell Fussli Verlag. (English Translation)
  • History of Boundary Method (Boundary Element Method, Trefftz Method, Method of Fundamental Solution): Cheng, A.H.-D. and Cheng, D.T., "Heritage and early history of the boundary element method," Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 268-302, 2005. (Article)
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