Accession Number:

ADA139533

Title:

Some Thoughts on 3-D Isoparametric Elements.

Descriptive Note:

Structures note,

Corporate Author:

AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH LABS MELBOURNE (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

With the increasing use of advanced fibre reinforced materials and the growing acceptance of damage tolerant design principles, three-dimensional finite element analysis is being used much more frequently. This paper presents some thoughts on the optimum use of three-dimensional isoparametric elements. Most commonly used element types are evaluated. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE