A Gradient Method for Elastic-Plastic Analysis of Structures

  • J. A. Teixeira de Freitas
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 299)


The systems governing the elastic, elastoplastic and plastic limit analysis of structures are encoded as mathematical programming problems. An iterative procedure based in the gradient method is presented and adapted for the solution of each of the aforementioned classes of structural analysis problems.


Quadratic Programming Problem Step Increment Mathematical Programming Problem Elastoplastic Analysis Active Inequality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Teixeira de Freitas
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  1. 1.Istituto Superior TecnicoLisbonPortugal

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