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[2020] Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Composite and Reinforced Concrete Beams Book by Prabin Pathak, Xiaoshan Lin, and Yixia (Sarah) Zhang

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Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Composite and Reinforced Concrete Beams presents advanced methods and techniques for the analysis of composite and FRP reinforced concrete beams. The title introduces detailed numerical modeling methods and the modeling of the structural behavior of composite beams, including critical interfacial bond-slip behavior. It covers a new family of composite beam elements developed by the authors. Other sections cover nonlinear finite element analysis procedures and the numerical modeling techniques used in commercial finite element software that will be of particular interest to engineers and researchers executing numerical simulations.

  • Gives advanced methods and techniques for the analysis of composite and fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) and reinforced concrete beams
  • Presents new composite beam elements developed by the authors
  • Introduces numerical techniques for the development of effective finite element models using commercial software
  • Discusses the critical issues encountered in structural analysis
  • Maintains a clear focus on advanced numerical modeling

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