List of Symbols

A

area

b

width

C

carry-over factor, torsional rigidity

c

distance from neutral axis to outer fiber

D

distribution factor, flexural rigidity of plate

[D]

elasticity matrix

d

diameter, distance

E

modulus of elasticity in tension or compression

Es

modulus of plasticity or secant modulus

Et

tangent modulus

e

dilatation, distance, eccentricity

F

body force per unit volume, concentrated force

{f}

displacement function of finite element

G

modulus of elasticity in shear

g

acceleration of gravity (≈9.81 m/s2)

h

depth of beam, height, membrane deflection, mesh width

I

moment of inertia of area, stress invariant

J

polar moment of inertia of area, strain invariant

K

bulk modulus, spring constant of an ...

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