ME 512, Fall 2015
Prof. Bradshaw
Solution for Homework 7
1) Solve Problem 6.2-7(a)(c)
Before proceeding to the particulars, lets first recall the definition of x() and y(,) for the 4 noded
element to
ME 512, Fall 2015
Prof. Bradshaw
Solution for Homework 4
Problem 1
We begin by first writing the displacement function u(x) for this element - this is simply a vector including each of
the shape funct
ME 512, Fall 2015
Prof. Bradshaw
Solution for Homework 3
Problem 1
Solve Problem 2.3-4.
For this problem, begin with the free body diagram for the beam element. Recall the nodal DOFs
and loads for the