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Paper 12 was listed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) as one of the 10 most important publications of the year in its field.


1. J.O. Watson: "Advanced implementation of the boundary element method for two and three dimensional elastostatics", Developments in Boundary Element Methods - 1 (Editors P.K. Banerjee and R. Butterfield), Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, 1979, pp.31-63

2. J.O. Watson: "Hermitian cubic and singular elements for plane strain", Developments in Boundary Element Methods - 4 (Editors P.K. Banerjee and J.O. Watson), Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, 1986, pp.1-28

3. G. Beer, J. O. Watson, " Introduction to Finite and Boundary Element methods for Engineers", John Wiley & Sons, Chichester / New York / Brisbane / Toronto / Singapore, 1992


4. J.M. Boissenot, J.C. Lachat, J.O. Watson: "Etude par equations integrales d'une eprouvette CT15", Revue de Physique Applique, Vol 9, 1974, pp.611-615

5. J.C. Lachat, J.O. Watson: "Effective numerical treatment of boundary integral equations", Int. J. Num. Meth. Eng. 10, 1976, pp.991-1006

6. J.O. Watson: "Hermitian cubic boundary elements for plane problems of fracture mechanics", Res Mechanica, 4, 1982, pp.23-42.

7. A.I. Sofianos, J.O. Watson: "Analysis of excavations in jointed rock of infinite extent", Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. Geomechanics 10, 1986, pp.125-136

8. G. Beer, J.O. Watson, G. Swoboda: "Three dimensional analysis of tunnels using infinite boundary elements, Computers and Geotechnics 3, 1987, pp.37-58

9. Jia Li Lu, J.O. Watson: "A quadratic variation indirect boundary element method for traction boundary value problems of two dimensional elastostatics", Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. Geomechanics 12, 1988, pp.183-196

10. G. Beer, J. O. Watson, "Infinite Boundary Elements", Int. J. Num. Meth. Engg., Vol. 28, pp. 1233-1247, 1989

11. M. Forster, J. O. Watson, "Stretching the boundaries of stress analysis", Professional Engineering, pp. 13-14, 16 February 1994

12. J. O. Watson, "Singular boundary elements for the analysis of cracks in plane strain", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 38, pp. 2389-2411 (1995)


13. J.C. Lachat, J.O. Watson: "A second generation boundary integral equation program for three dimensional elastic analysis", ASME AMD Vol 11, 1975, pp.85-100

14. J.O. Watson: "Hermitian cubic boundary elements for plane elastostatics", 2nd Int. Symposium on Innovative Numerical Analysis for the Applied Engineering Sciences, University of Virginia, 1980, pp.403-412

15. J.O. Watson: "Cubic boundary elements for plane elastostatics", Advances in Computer Methods for Partial Differential Equations - 4, IMACS, 1981, pp.335-338

16. J.O. Watson, E.T. Brown: "Analysis of plane groundwater flow by the boundary integral equation method", 1st Int. Mine Water Congress, Int. Mine Water Association, 1982, pp.295-309

17. J.O. Watson, R. Cowling: "Applications of three dimensional boundary element method to modelling of large mining excavations at depth", 5th Int. Conf. on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Nagoya, Japan, 1985, pp.1901-1910

18. J.O. Watson: "Hermitian cubic boundary elements for the analysis of cracks of arbitrary geometry", Advanced Boundary Element Methods (Hrsg. T.A. Cruse), IUTAM Symposium San Antonio Texas 1987, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 465-474

19. J.O. Watson: "Improved Hermitian and Singular Elements for the Analysis of Cracks", IABEM International Symposium on Boundary Element Methods, Boulder Colorado 1992

20. M. Forster, J.O. Watson: "Boundary-Elemente zur leichten Berechnung von Spannungsintensitaetsfaktoren", DVM-Bericht 231, S.89-98, DVM-Tagung Darmstadt 1999

21. J.O. Watson: "Quadratic and singular boundary elements for cracks and notches in three dimensions", IUTAM Symposium, Krakow 1999

Software development projects:

B2, B3, PLANE, THREE, BOUND (boundary element analysis)
DEMON (finite element analysis)
FENURB (reverse engineering plug in for CADfix 3: triangle/STL facets to surfaces)

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