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Solid Mechanics using the Finte Element Method

Solid Mechanics using the Finte Element Method

Alain Berlioz, Philippe Trompette

ISBN: 978-1-848-21191-9

Mar 2010

316 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Today the fundamentals of solid mechanics may be explained by numerical experiments using the finite element method. The explanation is detailed in this book using many examples. After a short review of how the finite element method works, Chapter 2 develops some key points of solid mechanics. Chapter 3 focuses on stress concentrations and stress singularities. Chapter 4 is devoted to plate modeling. Chapter 5 provides a short presentation of the dynamics of structures with a particular focus on the modal method, the influence of local defaults on the modal response is also analyzed. Commercial software (Ansys) is used to study the examples.