Engineering Analysis Using Pafec Finite Element Software

Engineering Analysis Using Pafec Finite Element Software

by C H Woodford
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Taylor & Francis

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Engineering Analysis Using Pafec Finite Element Software

The aim of this book is to provide professional engineers and students of engineering with a sound working knowledge of the finite element method for engineering analysis and engineering design. This readable text will serve as a guide both to the method, and to its implementation in PAFEC (Program for Automatic Finite Element Calculations) software.

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ISBN-13: 9780216929012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/02/1998
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. PAFEC-FE and the finite element method. PAFEC-FE - an overview. The structure of the PAFEC-FE data set. The finite element mesh. General problem solving strategy. PAFEC-FE elements and their constitutive equations. Two-and three-dimensional beam elements: framework analysis. Three-dimensional elements. Static displacement and stress analysis. Geotechnical engineering applications. Fracture mechanics analysis. Appendix A: PAFEC-FE operating notes. Appendix B: Useful addresses. References. Index.

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