11. Multi-Model Beam Theories via the Arlequin Method

  1. Erasmo Carrera1,
  2. Gaetano Giunta2 and
  3. Marco Petrolo1

Published Online: 11 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch11

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

How to Cite

Carrera, E., Giunta, G. and Petrolo, M. (2011) Multi-Model Beam Theories via the Arlequin Method, in Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Politecnico di Torino, Italy

  2. 2

    Centre de Recherche Public Henri Tudor, Luxembourg

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 16 SEP 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470972007

Online ISBN: 9781119978565

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Keywords:

  • multi-model beam theories, via Arlequin method - achieving effective design;
  • high computational costs - and refined beam theories;
  • multi-model approach - mediating between accuracy and computational costs;
  • “refined” and “coarse” models, duly coupled - accuracy and computational cost;
  • CUF multi-model approach based on Arlequin method - “variable kinematic” solution;
  • multi-model approaches - mono-theory and multi-theory approaches;
  • Arlequin method - in context of the unified formulation;
  • multi-model solutions, and corresponding mono-model - and 3D FEM solutions;
  • I-shaped cross-section geometry - loading and verification points;
  • stresses, via mono- and variable kinematic models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Multi-model approaches

  • The Arlequin method in the context of the unified formulation

  • Examples

  • References