Problem 6.11 -3Given: Starting with a square four-node plane element two units on a side, create a triangle by movingnode 3 so that nodes 2, 3, and 4 are collinear and uniformly spaced.Find: a) Sketch the resulting element and the four Gauss points of an order 2 rule, in the manner of Fig.6.11-2b) What is the numerical value of the Jacobian J at each node?Solution:a)b)The determinate of the Jacobian matrix is given by:
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2011 for the course MAE 5020 taught by Professor Folkman during the Fall '10 term at Utah State University.