Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 11, Issue 9, pp 849–856 | Cite as

Plastic limit analysis of incompatible finite element method

  • Hua Bo-hao
  • Wu Chang-chun
  • Liu Xiao-ling
  • Mao Zhao-lin


This paper describes an incompatible finite element model satisfying the consistency condition of energy to solve the numerical precision problem of finite element solution in perfectly plastic analysis. In this paper the reason and criterion of the application of the model to plastic limit analysis are discussed, and an algorithm of computing plastic limit load is given.

Key words

incompatible finite element plastic limit analysis 


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© Shanghai University of Technology (SUT) 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hua Bo-hao
    • 1
  • Wu Chang-chun
    • 1
  • Liu Xiao-ling
    • 1
  • Mao Zhao-lin
    • 1
  1. 1.Shanghai Institute of Computer TechnologyShanghai

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