Study Materials

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This page contains information about several demonstrations that were presented during the semester.

1 Loading a rubber-like material (PDF)#

Coarse mesh (AVI - 4.6 MB)

Fine mesh (AVI - 4.7 MB)

2 Solution to example 4.6 - see textbook, p. 170 and 179
3 Convergence: plate with a hole (PDF)#
4 Various problems (PDF)#

Snap-action toggle (AVI - 3.4 MB)

Pre-strained truss (AVI - 1.4 MB)

Rubber plate with a hole (AVI - 1.6 MB)

Steel plate with a hole (AVI - 8 MB)