7. CUF Beam FE models: Programming and Implementation Issue Guidelines

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

Published Online: 11 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch7

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories

How to Cite

Carrera, E., Giunta, G. and Petrolo, M. (2011) CUF Beam FE models: Programming and Implementation Issue Guidelines, in Beam Structures: Classical and Advanced Theories, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119978565.ch7

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) beam FE models - issue guidelines;
  • CUF beam models, computer programming of FE codes - hierarchical nature of CUF matrices;
  • complete guide to programming - of CUF-based FE model;
  • beam model choice, and model variables - unknowns of the problem;
  • preprocessing and input descriptions - input data for FE analysis;
  • FEM code, guidelines for building - FE code based on CUF beam models;
  • constraints, and reduced models - constraints on structure;
  • load vector, computation - of equivalent load nodal vector

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Preprocessing and input descriptions

  • FEM code

  • Postprocessing

  • References