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Solid finite elements through three decades

Venkatesh, DN and Shrinivasa, U (1994) Solid finite elements through three decades. In: Sadhana : Academy Proceedings in Engineering Sciences, 19 (part 2). pp. 271-287.

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Abstract

conventionally, solid finite elements have been looked upon as just generalizations of two-dimensional finite elements. In this article we trace their development starting from the days of their inception. Keeping in tune with our perceptions on developing finite elements, without taking recourse to any extra variational techniques, we discuss a few of the techniques which have been applied to solid finite elements. Finally we critically examine our own work on formulating solid finite elements based on the solutions to the Navier equations.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian academy of sciences.
Keywords: Solid finite elements;extra-variational techniques; interpolation functions;convergence criteria;Papcovitch-Neuber solution;Navier equation.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2011 09:33
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2011 09:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/36809

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