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Formulation of Reissner-Mindlin Moderately-Thick/Thin Plate Bending Elements

  • D. P. Chen
  • Y. S. Pan
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Summary

Nine-node quadrilateral element (HP-9) and twelve-node quadrilateral element (HP-12) are formulated on the basis of Reissner-Mindlin plate bending theory by the assumed-stress type hybrid method. Both are free from spurious kinematic mode and not leading to “locking” phenomenon in thin plate limit. Numerical examples demonstrate improvement in stress and displacement performances when comparing with existing counterparts.

Keywords

Nodal Pattern Shell Finite Element Direction Cosine Matrix Hybrid Stress Element Assumed Stress Distribution 
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© Springer Japan 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Chen
    • 1
  • Y. S. Pan
    • 1
  1. 1.Southwestern Jiaotong UniversityEmei, SichuanChina

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