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A1. General formulation for linear elastic calculations

FINITE ELEMENT MODELING AND COMPUTATION... PART 1 – THEORETICAL ELEMENTS

A1. A general formulation for linear elastic calculations The two main formulations for linear c...

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Finite Element (FE) calculations – a paradigm shift

FINITE ELEMENT MODELING AND COMPUTATION... The AFGC Editorial

Finite Element (FE) calculations – a paradigm shift It is no exaggeration to say that FE calcula...

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Example D - Simple example: modeling of a Br wheel

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Example D - Simple example: modeling of a Br wheel The purpose of this example is to show the di...

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FINITE ELEMENT MODELING AND COMPUTATION... Foreword

Leave us a comment for us to improve the website It could be: a disagreement, a propos...

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EXAMPLES AND COMPLETE CASE STUDIES

FINITE ELEMENT MODELING AND COMPUTATION... PART 3 – EXAMPLES AND COMPLETE CASE STU...

This part contains modeling examples for simple and more complex objects. They are presented as a...

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F. How to properly present the finite element calculation note?

FINITE ELEMENT MODELING AND COMPUTATION... PART 2 – USEFUL ELEMENTS

F. How to properly present the finite element calculation note? This paragraph provides the mini...

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E2. Model validation using self-checking

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E2. Model validation using self-checking Before exploiting the model results, several verificati...

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D6. Understanding and analyzing the peaks (case study about steel assembly)

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D6. Understanding and analyzing the peaks (case study about steel assembly) The results of a cal...

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D3. Data processing

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D3. Data processing D.3.1 Stresses/Deformations or Internal forces It is important to define wh...

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D2. Load combinations 

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D2. Load combinations  D.2.1 Combinations and envelopes Recall that using a load combination co...

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D1. General information on numerical calculations

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D1. General information on numerical calculations D.1.1 Calculation time Computation time (in t...

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C15. More about phased calculations

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C15. More about phased calculations The reader may also refer to Part 1 - D.3 Construction Phase...

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C12. More about solid elements

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C12. More about solid elements The principles stated for 2D modeling remain applicable in 3D, in...

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C11. Modeling the loading

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C11. Modeling the loading As explained in chapter E, it is important to always verify for each l...

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C8. Composite Sections (Beams/Slabs) 

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C8. Composite Sections (Beams/Slabs)  Composite sections are made up of the assembly, rigid or e...

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C6. Connections - links – assembly

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C6. Connections - links – assembly C.6.1 Releasing the bars/springs/degrees of freedom In all m...

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C3. FE and meshing

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C3. FE and meshing C.3.1 Types of finite elements First and foremost, the user of FE software m...

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C2. Modeling of the main elements

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C2. Modeling of the main elements C.2.1 Creating the geometry The first stage of modeling consi...

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C1. Input data and units

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C1. Input data and units The input data must be consistent, whether these values are defined in ...

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B. Calculation objectives and necessary tool characteristics

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B. Calculation objectives and necessary tool characteristics  Creating a finite element computat...

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