2-7 - CHAP 2 Uniaxial Bar and Truss Elements 93 7. A...

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CHAP 2 Uniaxial Bar and Truss Elements 93 7. A structure is composed of two one-dimensional bar elements. When 10 N force is applied to node 2, calculate displacement vector { Q } T = { u 1 , u 2 , u 3 } using the finite element method. Solution: Element equations: (1) 11 1 2 2 fu k u f         , (2) 22 2 (2) 3 3 k u f     Assembly: 2 32 200 200 0 200 500 300 10 0 300 300 uR u  
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