Approximation of general arch problems by straight beam elements. (English) Zbl 0508.73069


74S05 Finite element methods applied to problems in solid mechanics
74K15 Membranes
74K10 Rods (beams, columns, shafts, arches, rings, etc.)
65N30 Finite element, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
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