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.155 < Warping Factor < .278 2. Test case results in ANSYS warning message on element warping:
.105 < Warping Factor < .105 3. Test case results in ANSYS warning message on element warping:
.114 < Warping Factor < .131 4. Test case results in ANSYS warning message on element warping:
.179 < Warping Factor < .257 Assumptions, Modeling Notes, and Solution Comments
1. The problem is designed to test singly-curved shell elements under combined membrane and bending
deformation. The solid model is set up to produce irregular element shapes for quadrilateral elements.
The angle β is prescribed, while the angle α is calculated from the resulting geometry. The range of β is
set such that all element interior angles fall within 90° ± 45°. 2. The target solution is obtained from the author’s 8-node shell element, (see R. D. Cook, Concepts and
Applications of Finite Element Analysis), under a uniform rectangular element geometry using an 8 x 8
mesh pattern. 3. Results for uniform quadrilateral element shapes are noted in the tabular and graphica...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2010 for the course DEPARTMENT E301 taught by Professor Kulasinghe during the Spring '09 term at University of Peradeniya.
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