The Finite Element Analysis of Shells - Fundamentals

Abstract : This book presents a modern continuum mechanics and mathematical framework to study shell physical behaviors, and to formulate and evaluate finite element procedures. With a view towards the synergy that results from physical and mathematical understanding, the book focuses on the fundamentals of shell theories, their mathematical bases and finite element discretizations. The complexity of the physical behaviors of shells is analysed, and the difficulties to obtain uniformly optimal finite element procedures are identified and studied. Some modern finite element methods are presented for linear and nonlinear analyses.
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Dominique Chapelle, Klaus-Jürgen Bathe. The Finite Element Analysis of Shells - Fundamentals. Springer-Verlag, pp.330, 2003, 978-3-540-41339-4. ⟨hal-00839738⟩



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