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Title
3D Solid Element (Type 4 - Elastic or Elastic-Perfectly-Plastic) for the ANSR-II Program.
File
PB81123242.pdf
Author(s)
Mondkar, D. P.; Powell, G. H.
Source
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC., July 1980, 43 p.
Identifying Number(s)
UCB/EERC-80/22
Abstract
This report describes a three-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
Computer programming; User needs; Earthquake engineering; Stress analysis; ANSR II computer program; Finite element analysis; Nonlinear systems; Dynamic structural analysis