On the performance of a four-degree-of-freedom per node element for stepped beam analysis and higher frequency estimation

Balasubramanian, TS and Subramanian, G (1985) On the performance of a four-degree-of-freedom per node element for stepped beam analysis and higher frequency estimation. Journal of Sound and Vibration., Vol. 9. pp. 563-567.

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Abstract

The frequency values obtained by using two-degree-of-freedom per node and four-degree-of-freedom per node elements for uniform, stepped, and continuous beams are compared for various boundary conditions to demonstrate the superior performance of the four-degree-of-freedom per node element. The stiffness and mass matrices for the element are given in explicit form.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Beams (supports);Bending moments;Degrees of freedom;Finite element method;Shear stress;Structural vibration;Cantilever beams;Resonant frequencies;Stiffness matrix. 13; 13;
Subjects: ENGINEERING > Structural Mechanics
Depositing User: Users 90 not found.
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 07 May 2012 05:20
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/2987

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