Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Basics of the Finite Element method 1.1 Method of weighted residuals 1.1.1 Sub-domain method (Finite Volume Method) 1.1.2 Galarkin method 1.2 Rayleigh-Ritz method 1.3 Finite element method 1.4 Finite element method in two-dimensional elastostatic problems 1.4.1 Elements of finite element procedures in the analysis of plane elastostatic problems 1.4.2 Fundamental formulae in plane elastostatic problems 1.4.3 Variational formulae in elastostatic problems; the principle of virtual work 1.4.4 Formulation of the fundamental finite element equations in a plane elastostatic problem Chapter 2 Overview of ANSYS structure and visual capabilities 2.1 Starting the programme 2.1.1 Preliminaries 2.1.2 Constituent elements 2.1.3 Saving current database and opening existing 2.1.4 Organisation of files 2.1.5 Exiting the programme 2.2 Preprocessing stage 2.2.1 Types of analysis 2.2.2 Element types 2.2.3 Material properties 2.2.4 Construction of model 2.2.5 Meshing 2.3 Solution stage 2.3.1 Constraints 2.3.2 Loads 2.3.3 Solution 2.4 Postprocessing stage 2.4.1 Types of postprocessors 2.4.2 General postprocessor 2.4.2.1 Read results 2.4.2.2 Plot results 2.5 Visual capabilities 2.5.1 Plot controls 2.5.2 Two and three dimensional primitives 2.5.3 Modelling options Chapter 3 Application of ANSYS to stress analysis 3.1 Cantilever beam 3.2 The princ

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No. of pages:
480
Language:
English
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© 2007
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Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080469690
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9780750668750

About the authors

Tadeusz Stolarski

Tadeusz Stolarski is a Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Brunel University, UK. In addition to his research and lecturing on topics including fracture mechanics, tribology, and design principles, he has also performed consultancy work for a variety of companies including Castrol International, SKF, and Advanced Bearing Technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Brunel University, UK

Tadeusz Stolarski

Tadeusz Stolarski is a Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at Brunel University, UK. In addition to his research and lecturing on topics including fracture mechanics, tribology, and design principles, he has also performed consultancy work for a variety of companies including Castrol International, SKF, and Advanced Bearing Technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Brunel University, UK

Y. Nakasone

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science

S. Yoshimoto

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science