Finite Element Methods in Stress Analysis for Creep

  • Joao Nisan C. Guerreiro
  • Abimael F. D. Loula
  • James T. Boyle
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


This paper provides an overview of classical and novel solution methods for finite element analysis of creep in structures. The reader is asked to question more thoroughly the accuracy of routine finite element analysis of components subject to creep and to ask whether the resulting solution is indeed meaningful.


Finite Element Approximation Galerkin Approximation Steady State Problem Galerkin Solution Creep Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joao Nisan C. Guerreiro
    • 1
  • Abimael F. D. Loula
    • 1
  • James T. Boyle
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratorio Nacional de Computacao CientificaRio de JaneiroBrasil
  2. 2.University of StrathclydeGlasgowScotland

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