Extensions to the STAGS Computer Code.
Final rept. Oct 70-Oct 72,
LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC PALO ALTO CALIF PALO ALTO RESEARCH LAB
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MELLER,E. Petersen,H. T. Stern,P. F33615-69-C-1523AF-1467AFFDLTR-73-14shellsstructural forms, buckling, computer programming, instruction manuals, airframes, structural properties, cylindrical bodies, loadsforces, airplane panels, stresses, matricesmathematics, elastic properties, stiffened cylindersfinite element analysis, structural analysisSome modifications are reported of a computer code STAGS for structural analysis of general shells. To make the code easier to use, many improvements have been introduced in the input and output procedures. A capability to include finite elements has been introduced in the program however, only bar elements and membrane plate elements have been included thus far. The code is considered to be a pilot program which can be used in a study of the advantages with the use of such a hybrid code. It should also serve the purpose of defining difficulties that can be encountered in future development of such codes. Author
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