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Title
2D Plane/Axisymmetric Solid Element (Type 3 - Elastic or Elastic-Perfectly Plastic) for the ANSR-II Program.
File
PB81122350.pdf
Author(s)
Mondkar, D. P.; Powell, G. H.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., July 1980, 44 p.
Identifying Number(s)
UCB/EERC-80/14
Abstract
This report describes a two-dimensional nonlinear finite element developed for the ANSR-II program. The report contains a description of the element characteristics, the theoretical formulation, and a computer program user's guide.
Keywords
Dynamic response; User needs; Elastic properties; Earthquake engineering; Earthquakes; ANSR 2 computer program; Finite element analysis; Plastic properties; Structures; Displacement; Stiffness methods