A General Purpose Data Generator for Finite Element Analysis
DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD COMPUTATION MATHEMATICS/LOGISTICS DEPT
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A computer program system has been developed to automate the preparation of a finite element model to be analyzed using the NASTRAN general purpose structural analysis program. Using engineering conventions and modular building block specifications, the program minimizes both the manual effort and the probability of an undetected error in the preparation of NASTRAN data. The document is intended to be both a guide for the user of the program and a programmers reference for the modification and further development of the program.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Computer Hardware
- Structural Engineering and Building Technology