Design of a windows software for elastic field simulation: Application to visualization and animation of a rectangular piece in a projection with a load on the end

  • J. M. Martínez-Jiménez
  • P. Martínez-Jiménez
  • F. Zafra-López
  • E. Casado-Revuelta
Multimedia and Hypermedia in CAL
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1108)


In this work the design of a new software is presented whose aim is the tutorized and simulated study of the behaviour of a rectangular piece in a projection with a load on the end, as a prototype of the typical studies within the field of the theory of Elasticity. This application is targeted to the teaching of Engineering at University level.

The program which has been designed introduces features such as integration and interactivity, which allow the user to design in an attractive and enjoyable manner, the physical conditions of the elastic system to be studied.

The design also includes all the tasks of interest in just one program.

As a result, new environments have been designed using the windows method, and multimedia resources and animation have been introduced in order to illustrate the subject being studied.


Simulation Tutorial Hypertext Elastic Fields Civil Engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Martínez-Jiménez
    • 1
    • 2
  • P. Martínez-Jiménez
    • 1
  • F. Zafra-López
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Casado-Revuelta
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Applied Physics, Radiology and Physical MedicineE. U. PolitécnicaCórdobaSpain
  2. 2.Mechanics of Continuous Medium DepartmentE. U. PolitécnicaCórdobaSpain

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