## Finite Elements in Mechanical and Structural Design: Linear static analysisUniversity of Michigan, College of Engineering, 1993 - Finite element method |

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### Contents

INTRODUCTION HISTORICAL REVIEW | 1 |

List of Figures | 2 |

Scale Co | 9 |

Copyright | |

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antisymmetric assembly bandwidth beam elements bending boundary conditions components Consider constant strain triangle constraint coordinate system cyclic symmetry decomposition defining equation deflection degrees of freedom detailed notation dimensions direction displacement at node displacement field EA/L elastic element coordinates engineers equation solver equivalent nodal loads external forces Figure finite element method finite element model flexure Gauss elimination Gauss integration Gauss points Gaussian Gaussian integration geometric global grid HOMEWORK Problem internal interpolation line element linear material MSC/NASTRAN N/mm NASTRAN nodal displacements nonzero numbering scheme plane of symmetry plane stress plate elements polynomial potential energy programs quadrilateral rectangular reflective plane rigid body modes rotation sample points set of equations shape functions shown in Fig sidewall solid elements solution solved static stiffness matrix strain energy structural theory thickness trailer triangular truss Turner triangle two-dimensional valve variables vector vertical virtual displacement virtual work theorem wavefront zero