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Introduction

  • Dominique Chapelle
  • Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
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Part of the Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics book series (COMPFLUID)

Abstract

In this chapter, we briefly discuss shell structures – noting also that, actually, the analysis of shell structures gave the impetus for the development of finite element procedures – and we summarize the general approach of analysis of a shell problem. We then give the objectives of this book; namely, to present fundamentals regarding physical considerations, mathematical models and modern finite element procedures for the analysis of shells.

Keywords

Finite Element Analysis Shell Structure Nite Element Finite Element Procedure Shell Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominique Chapelle
    • 1
  • Klaus-Jürgen Bathe
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA Paris-RocquencourtLe ChesnayFrance
  2. 2.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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