Accession Number:

ADA138468

Title:

Linear and Nonlinear Finite Elements.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

BOSTON UNIV MA DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

191.0

Abstract:

A general procedure is presented for the setting up of the element tangent stiffness matrix and element gradient through the discrete sampling of the nonquadratic total potential energy. Computations are done for the plate, the bent rod, the cable, the rubber membrane, and the thin shell of revolution. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE