# Material Point Method (MPM) Reference

Here are several useful references that I have found relating to the use of the Material Point Method in modeling flexible objects.

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- A particle method for history dependent materials - Sandia Version
- A particle method for history dependent materials
- An Evaluation of the Material Point Method
- Analysis and Reduction of Quadrature Errors in the Material Point Method
- The Generalized Interpolation Material Point Method
- Improved Velocity Projection for the Material Point Method
- A convected particle domain interpolation technique to extend applicability of the material point method for problems involving massive deformations
- Analysis of stress updates in the material-point method
- The material point method in soil mechanics problems
- Application of a particle-in-cell method to solid mechanics - PDF Not Free, Sorry
- A weighted least squares particle-in-cell method for solid mechanics
- Tutorial: A beginner’s introduction to the Material Point Method (MPM)
- Enriched Convected Particle Domain Interpolation (CPDI) Method for Analyzing Weak Discontinuities - Page 675
- Finite element method: an introduction
- Fracturing in Concrete via Lattice-Particle Method
- Implicit time integration for the material point method: Quantitative and algorithmic comparisons with the Finite element method
- Implicit dynamics in the material-point method - PDF Not Free, Sorry
- Material Point Method Calculations with Explicit Cracks, Fracture Parameters, and Crack Propagation
- Meshfree and Particle Methods and their Applications
- Particle Methods
- Decoupling and balancing of space and time errors in the material point method (MPM)