Finite Element implementation of Gurtin (2004) Distortion Gradient Plasticity (DGP) theory by following and extending the Minimum Principles established by Fleck and Willis (2009). Code developed entirely in Fortran.
Paper: E. Martínez-Pañeda, C.F. Niordson, L. Bardella. A finite element framework for distortion gradient plasticity with applications to bending of thin foils. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 96: 288-299 (2016)