Problem 6.11 3
Given:
Starting with a square fournode plane element two units on a side, create a triangle by moving
node 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.
6.112
b)
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.
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