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Curved 3D Shell Elements and Shell Stiffners

  • Eugenio Oñate
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Part of the Lecture Notes on Numerical Methods in Engineering and Sciences book series (LNNMES)

Abstract

This chapter studies the derivation of curved shell elements for analysis of shells of arbitrary shape. Curved shell elements are an alternative to the “flat” shell elements studied in Chapter 8 and their formulation is interesting both from the theoretical and practical points of view.

Keywords

Shell Element Transverse Shear Reference Surface Shell Theory Plate Element 
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© International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugenio Oñate
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  1. 1.International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) School of Civil EngineeringUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)BarcelonaSpain

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