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The Plane Stress Problem

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The Plane Stress Problem


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13 Jun 2011 (Updated )

Plate under uniform tension at its edges is solved using Finite Element Method

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The plane stress problem i.e a plate under uniform tension at its edges is solved. Plate is dicretized using isoparametric Q4 elements. Pre-processing is done using a standard FEM software. 2nd order Gaussian integration is used to get stiffness matrix. Results obtained are compared with standard FEM software, both the results are in good agreement.


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09 Dec 2016 hadi nobari

27 Aug 2016 g dghf fh dhdh

09 Jul 2016 Magu Raam

26 Apr 2016 anu gupta

The determinant of the jacobian is negative, please check. Negative Jacobian implies there is problem with the geometry of the element.

07 Jan 2015 shiva swamy

21 Sep 2012 N Narayan rao

22 Nov 2011 KSSV

KSSV (view profile)

Check the file plate meshing for pre-processing the plate in this analysis:

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25 Sep 2011 1.2

Added m files to plot mesh and necessary files for post-processing to plot contour plots.

27 Dec 2011 1.3

Added file to show results in tabular data

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