Shape: (A membrane shape-finding program for tension structures)

Meek J.L. and Ho P.T.S. (1985) Shape: (A membrane shape-finding program for tension structures). Advances in Engineering Software (1978), 7 1: 2-7. doi:10.1016/0141-1195(85)90086-5

Author Meek J.L.
Ho P.T.S.
Title Shape: (A membrane shape-finding program for tension structures)
Journal name Advances in Engineering Software (1978)
ISSN 0141-1195
Publication date 1985-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0141-1195(85)90086-5
Volume 7
Issue 1
Start page 2
End page 7
Total pages 6
Language eng
Subject 1712 Software
2206 Computational Mechanics
Abstract This paper describes a complete three-dimensional finite element package suitable for the design and analysis of membrane and pneumatic structures. It utilises both the linear two-node element as well as the three-node triangular flat membrane element formulated using the natural mode technique. Various non-linear iteration schemes are implemented to cater for possible different convergence rates in specific application of the program. The package includes a triangular mesh generation pre-processor and a post-processor plotting routine for viewing of the final structure form.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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