Advances in Structural Mechanics Modeled with FEM

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June 2021
266 pages
  • ISBN978-3-0365-0990-7 (Hardback)
  • ISBN978-3-0365-0991-4 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Advances in Structural Mechanics Modeled with FEM that was published in

Chemistry & Materials Science
Physical Sciences
It is well known that many structural and physical problems cannot be solved by analytical approaches. These problems require the development of numerical methods to get approximate but accurate solutions. The minite element method (FEM) represents one of the most typical methodologies that can be used to achieve this aim, due to its simple implementation, easy adaptability, and very good accuracy. For these reasons, the FEM is a widespread technique which is employed in many engineering fields, such as civil, mechanical, and aerospace engineering. The large-scale deployment of powerful computers and the consequent recent improvement of the computational resources have provided the tools to develop numerical approaches that are able to solve more complex structural systems characterized by peculiar mechanical configurations. Laminated or multi-phase composites, structures made of innovative materials, and nanostructures are just some examples of applications that are commonly and accurately solved by the FEM. Analogously, the same numerical approaches can be employed to validate the results of experimental tests. The main aim of this Special Issue is to collect numerical investigations focused on the use of the finite element method
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beam element; Quasi-3D; static bending; functionally graded beam; Monte Carlo method; coalbed methane; stochastic fracture network; fracture geometric parameters; dual-porosity and dual-permeability media; finite element method; three-phase composite materials; Finite Element modeling; sandwich plates; zig-zag theory; carbon nanotubes; free vibrations; soda-lime glass; cohesive zone model; rate-dependent; impact loading; finite element; FGM; plate; material-oriented shape functions; NURBS; Finite elements; finite bending; 3D elasticity; Eulerian slenderness; compactness index; Searle parameter; Elastica; pultruded beams; effective stiffness matrix; FRP; hollow circular beams; finite element method; rigid finite element method; composite; steel-polymer concrete; machine tool; multibody system; orthotropic failure criteria; implementation; finite element; plasticity; masonry; geometric nonlinearity; FEM; thermoelasticity; bowing; transient heat flux; acoustic black holes; acoustic-oriented design; additive manufacturing; finite element method; vibroacoustics; material parameter identification; model order reduction; reinforced concrete; finite element analysis; crack band; strain localization; post-peak softening; viscoplastic regularization; convergence; mesh sensitivity; bond–slip; flexural behavior; n/a