Straight Beam Element Examples

  • Buntara S. Gan


In this chapter, the isogeometric approach is applied to straight beam element. The numerical solutions for some examples for static analysis and free vibration analysis are presented and compared with the exact solutions.


Numerical solution Straight beam element Static analysis Free vibration analysis Verification 


  1. Cazzani A, Stochino F, Turco E (2016) On the whole spectrum of Timoshenko beams. Part I a theoretical revisitation. Z Angew Math Phys 67(24):1–30MathSciNetzbMATHGoogle Scholar

Further Reading

  1. Lee U (2009) Spectral element method in structural dynamics. Wiley, SingaporeCrossRefzbMATHGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Buntara S. Gan
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  1. 1.College of Engineering, Department of ArchitectureNihon UniversityKoriyamaJapan

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