Accession Number : AD0745994

Title :   General Mixed Finite Element Methods of Nonlinear Continua.

Descriptive Note : Scientific rept.,

Corporate Author : ALABAMA UNIV HUNTSVILLE RESEARCH INST

Personal Author(s) : Bhandari,D. R. ; Oden,J. T.

Report Date : APR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : General mixed finite element models of the nonlinear thermomechanical response of dissipative media are constructed. A number of existing specialized finite element models are derived from the general formulation presented in this paper. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CONTINUUM MECHANICS, THERMODYNAMICS), (*VISCOELASTICITY, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES), APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), PLASTIC PROPERTIES, NONLINEAR SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Mechanics
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE