Elements of Structural Analysis

  • Peter A. Engel
Part of the Mechanical Engineering Series book series (MES)


Circuit cards and boards, modules, and leads can often be individually analyzed acting as simple structural elements, such as rods, beams, or plates. These may allow closed form or series solutions under thermal or mechanical loading; even as parts of assemblies, their behavior is often expediently explained through simplified analysis. Structural theory is nurtured by the mechanics of materials, the theories of elasticity and plasticity, of plates and shells, vibrations, thermal stresses, and probably half a dozen other engineering endeavors.


Solder Joint Elastic Foundation Circular Plate Print Wiring Board Beam Segment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Engel
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringState University of New York at BinghamtonBinghamtonUSA

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