5. Carrera Unified Formulation and Refined Beam Theories

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

Published Online: 11 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch5

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

How to Cite

Carrera, E., Giunta, G. and Petrolo, M. (2011) Carrera Unified Formulation and Refined Beam Theories, in Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch5

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:

  • Carrera Unified Formulation (CUF) and refined beam theories;
  • slender beam bending and Euler–Bernoulli model;
  • modeling approach, problem dependent beam theory;
  • theoretical layout of novel unified approach;
  • unified formulation of beam cross-section displacement field;
  • governing equations - and principle of virtual displacements (PVD);
  • fundamental nucleus - of governing differential equations;
  • weak form of governing equations - by means of finite element method (FEM);
  • graphic assembly procedure - of node stiffness matrix

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Unified formulation

  • Governing equations

  • References

  • Further reading