Finite Element Programs in Structural Engineering and Continuum Mechanics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781898563280, 9780857099839

Finite Element Programs in Structural Engineering and Continuum Mechanics

1st Edition

Authors: Carl T. F. Ross
Hardcover ISBN: 9781898563280
eBook ISBN: 9780857099839
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st January 1996
Page Count: 624
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Table of Contents

Forces in plane pin-jointed trusses; Bending moments in beams; Bending moments in rigid-jointed plane frames; Forces in pin-jointed space trusses; Static analysis of three dimensional rigid-jointed frames; Vibration of rigid-jointed space frames; Bending moments in grillages; Vibration of grillages; Slab on elastic foundation; In-plane stresses in plates; Bending stress in flat plates; Stresses in doubly-curved shells; In-plane vibrations of plates; Lateral vibrations of flat plates; Vibration of thin-walled, Doubly-curved shells; Stresses in solids; Two dimensional field problems; Solution of Helmholt’s equation; References and 24 appendices containing computer programs.


Description

Forces in plane pin-jointed trusses; Bending moments in beams; Bending moments in rigid-jointed plane frames; Forces in pin-jointed space trusses; Static analysis of three dimensional rigid-jointed frames; Vibration of rigid-jointed space frames; Bending moments in grillages; Vibration of grillages; Slab on elastic foundation; In-plane stresses in plates; Bending stress in flat plates; Stresses in doubly-curved shells; In-plane vibrations of plates; Lateral vibrations of flat plates; Vibration of thin-walled, Doubly-curved shells; Stresses in solids; Two dimensional field problems; Solution of Helmholt’s equation; References and 24 appendices containing computer programs.

Key Features

  • Covers finite element programming in a wide range of problems in mechanical, civil, aeronautical and electrical engineering
  • Ranges from the static analysis of two- and three-dimensional structures to stress analysis of thick slabs on elastic foundations

Readership

Upperclass undergraduate students, researchers, and professionals


Details

No. of pages:
624
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857099839
Hardcover ISBN:
9781898563280

Reviews

Students and lecturers may value the computer programs for finite element analysis., The Structural Engineer
The programs, written in Quick Basic, utilize finite element methods to solve a variety of engineering problems from static and dynamic analysis in two and three dimensions to two-dimensional field. Recommended to upper-division undergraduates and professionals., Choice


About the Authors

Carl T. F. Ross Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Portsmouth, UK