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

Chapter F. How to properly present the finite element calculation note? This paragraph introduce...

#### Chapter E. How to ensure quality?

Chapter E. How to ensure quality? Below are some simple advice to assess the quality of the fini...

#### Chapter D. Analysis and processing of the results

Chapter D. Analysis and processing of the results D.1 General information about numerical calcu...

#### Chapter C. Good practices to create a model

Chapter C. Good practices to create a model The different levels of analysis and the complexity ...

#### C7. Offsets

C7. Offsets Most finite element software offer several options to define a beam on a fiber othe...

#### C9. Materials

C9. Materials Part 1 Chapter 4 is dedicated to civil engineering materials and their specificiti...

#### C10. Specific behavior in shear and torsion

C10. Specific behavior in shear and torsion In general, it should be noted that beam element mod...

#### C13. More about non-linear calculations

C13. More about non-linear calculations This paragraph deals with non-linearities related to the...

#### C14. More about prestressed concrete

C14. More about prestressed concrete The proper modeling of prestressing requires using specific...

#### C16. More about dynamic and seismic calculations

C16. More about dynamic and seismic calculations The dynamic solicitations generate inertial and...

#### D4. Normative verifications: the behavior of reinforced concrete elements

D4. Normative verifications: the behavior of reinforced concrete elements D.4.1 Reinforcement ma...

#### E1. Starting with a new software

We propose below some simple advice to deploy a quality approach in finite element calculations. ...

#### E3. Traceability and group work

E3. Traceability and group work While there are projects where a single engineer will do all the...

#### D5. Understanding and analyzing the peaks (case study about concrete)

D5. Understanding and analyzing the peaks (case study about concrete) The smoothing referred to ...

#### D7. Further information specific to dynamic calculations

D7. Further information specific to dynamic calculations D.7.1 Total mass verification In the c...

#### C4. Modeling the non-structural elements or equipment

C4. Modeling the non-structural elements or equipment Non-structural elements and equipment are ...

#### C5. Boundary Conditions

C5. Boundary Conditions C.5.1 General case The boundary conditions are determined by the degree...

#### Chapter B. Computational objectives and necessary characteristics of the tool

Chapter B. Computational objectives and necessary characteristics of the tool Creating a finite...

#### Chapter A. Understanding the finite elements

Chapter A. Understanding the finite elements A.1. What does a finite element software do? Exampl...

#### B.7 Organization of the calculation

B.7 Organization of the calculation This is an essential step to be carried out at the beginnin...