Lecture 8: Numerical Integrations, Modeling Considerations

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Topics: Numerical integrations, modeling considerations

  • Evaluation of isoparametric element matrices
  • Numerical integrations, Gauss, Newton-Cotes formulas
  • Basic concepts used and actual numerical operations performed
  • Practical considerations
  • Required order of integration, simple examples
  • Calculation of stresses
  • Recommended elements and integration orders for one-, two-, three-dimensional analysis, and plate and shell structures
  • Modeling considerations using the elements

Instructor: Klaus-Jürgen Bathe

Related Resources

Study Guide (PDF)


Section 5.5


Problems 5.33-5.44