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Title: The 3D version of the finite element program FESTER
Authors: Qu, R
Reed, M B
Publication Date: 1992
Publisher: Brunel University
Citation: Maths Technical Papers (Brunel University). June 1992, pp 1-48
Series/Report no.: ;TR/05/92
Abstract: In this report, a detailed description of the 3-D version finite element pro-gram FESTER is given. This includes: 1. A brief introduction to the package FESTER; 2. Preparing an input data file for the 3D version of FESTER; 3. Principal stress and stress invariant analyses; 4. 2D joint element (surface contact) characterisation and its mathematical formulation; 5. Formulations of the 3D stress-strain analyses for both isotropic and anisotropic materials, plane of weakness and cracking criteria; 6. 3D brick elements, infinity elements and their corresponding shape and mapping functions; 7. Large-displacement formulations; 8. Modifications to the subroutines INVAR, JNTB, TMAT, MOD2 etc; 9. Numerical examples; and 10. Conclusions.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/2219
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