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Convenient construction of tetrahedral finite elements for the quasi-harmonic equation

Natarajan, G and Subramanian, G and Varadan, TK (1987) Convenient construction of tetrahedral finite elements for the quasi-harmonic equation. In: Computers & Structures, 25 (2). pp. 303-306.

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Abstract

It is shown that in the finite-element formulation of the general quasi-harmonic equation using tetrahedral elements, for every member of the element family there exists just one numerical universal matrix indpendent of the size, shape and material properties of the element. Thus the element matrix is conveniently constructed by manipulating this single matrix along with a set of reverse sequence codes at the same time accounting for the size, shape and material properties in a simple manner.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2009 06:33
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:37
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/21534

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