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PELICAM: An interactive educational software for training students to the finite element method

  • M. Blanc
  • G. Coffignal
  • G. Ishiomin

Abstract

PELICAM is an interactive educational software designed for the initiation of students into the finite element method applied to the mechanical vibrations of deformable bodies. It offers the student the opportunity of building up and running his own example during a working session.

Keywords

Finite Element Method Finite Element Model Mode Shape Deformable Body Interactive Computer Graphic 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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References

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© The CADCAM Association 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Blanc
    • 1
  • G. Coffignal
    • 1
  • G. Ishiomin
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecole Nationale Supérieure, d’Arts et MétiersParis Cedex 13France

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