Archive for August, 2013

• Numerical Integration in Finite Element Analysis

NUMERICAL INTEGRATION Numerical Integration is of prime importance when we deal with Finite Element Analysis especially in case of...

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• Response Spectrum Analysis in STAAD explanation Video

Response Spectrum Analysis in STAAD explanation Video Methodology The design lateral shear force at each floor in each mode...

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• Principle of Virtual Work and Minimum Potential Energy (P.E.)

Principle of Virtual Work and Minimum Potential Energy (P.E.)   Introduction: The Total Potential Energy is nothing but the...

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• Shape Functions or Interpolation Functions

Shape Functions or Interpolation Functions In FEA we discretize the solution region into finite elements. To conduct the analysis...

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• Classification of Earthquakes

Classification of Earthquakes BASED ON LOCATION: Interplate Intraplate An interplate earthquake is one that occurs at a plate boundary An intraplate earthquake is...

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• Basics aspects in Finite Element Method (FEM)

FINITE ELEMENT METHOD (FEM) Introduction: Finite Element Method (FEM) is nothing but a numerical technique to get the approximate...

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• Design of Square Footing with Axial Loading (Solved Example)

Design of Square Footings Footing is the lower end of a column, pillar or wall which is enlarged with...