A simple plate/shell triangle

Prathap, Gangan (1985) A simple plate/shell triangle. In: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, June 1985, United Kingdom.

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Abstract

A simple shear flexible triangular plate/shell element with three/five displacement degrees-of-freedom at the three corner nodes only, is identified. It does not lock or have zero-energy mechanisms. The specific geometrical configurations in which this is possible are derived through field consistency patch tests.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Continuum mechanics;Plate theory;Shear strain;Shell theory; Triangles;Patch tests;Stress distribution
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
Division/Department: Structures Division
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:51
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/2977

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