Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 345–354 | Cite as

The theory of static decay in computational mechanics

  • Wu Jian-xun


In this paper, a new mathematical form, matrix continued fraction (MCF) is introduced to describe the decay of effects of an equilibrant system of forces acting on a sphere of an elastic body. By this way, the famous Saint-Venant's principle is proved often but not always valid in computational mechanics.

Key words

matrix continued fraction static decay Saint-Venant's principle matrix structural analysis substructure superelement chain model 


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© Shanghai University of Technology 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wu Jian-xun
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  1. 1.China University of Mining TechnologyXuzhou

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