## Elementary finite element method |

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### Contents

STEPS IN TIIE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD | 17 |

COMBINED COMPUTER CODE FOR ONE | 133 |

Problems | 144 |

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approximation function assemblage equations assumed axial beam bending beam-column body force boundary conditions Chapter closed form solution column computed consider consolidation constant coordinate deﬁned deformation degrees of freedom denotes DESAI differential discretization dy dy dy elements Fig Example Figure ﬁnd Finite Element Analysis ﬁnite element formulation Finite Element Method ﬁrst ﬂux FORMAT Gaussian elimination global heat ﬂow HRITE idealized initial conditions INPUT TABLE integration interelement compatibility interpolation functions kg/cm KODE linear elastic load vector mesh modiﬁed nodal displacements NSLC NTIME NUMBER OF NODE obtain OI OI one-dimensional overland ﬂow PARAMETERS plane plane strain polynomial expansion pore pressure pore water pressure potential energy problem procedure quadrilateral QUANTITIES residual shear stresses shear wall shown in Fig solved speciﬁed Step stiffness matrix strain stress function Substitution surface traction temperature tion torsion triangular element two-dimensional unknowns values variation velocity velocity potential zero