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A laminated anisotropic curved beam and shell stiffening finite element

Venkatesh, A and Rao, KP (1982) A laminated anisotropic curved beam and shell stiffening finite element. In: Computers & Structures, 15 (2). pp. 197-201.

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Abstract

The details of development of the stiffness matrix of a laminated anisotropic curved beam finite element are reported. It is a 16 dof element which makes use of 1-D first order Hermite interpolation polynomials for expressing it's assumed displacement state. The performance of the element is evaluated considering various examples for which analytical or other solutions are available.

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: 28 Aug 2009 12:35
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:42
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/22559

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