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Energy methods in structural mechanics: A comprehencive introduction to matrix and finite element methods of analysis

Publication year: 1999

ISBN: 978-0-7277-3769-4

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Provides a basic and clear introduction to the principles underlying finite elements and the computer based methods of the analysis of structures commonly used in industry. There can be a danger that, without such an understanding, engineers will use these computer based analysis tools as black boxes and accept results without being aware of the real significance of the information obtained.

Subject: Civil engineering, Finite element method, Structural analysis (Engineering), Structural engineering, Matrices