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Analysis of plates and shells using an edge-based smoothed finite element method

FREE-DOWNLOAD [PDF]X Cui, GR Liu, G Li, GY Zhang… – Computational Mechanics, 2010
Abstract In this paper, an approach to the analysis of arbitrary thin to moderately thick plates
and shells by the edge-based smoothed finite element method (ES-FEM) is presented. The formulation
is based on the first order shear deformation theory, and Discrete Shear Gap (DSG)