## Engineering Design: A Materials and Processing ApproachThis popular engineering design text covers the many factors influencing the design process, including technical, social, and economic considerations. Covered in detail is the topic of "materials selection" (the author's forte). This edition includes, material on computer aided design and new problems and exercises throughout. The text is aimed at the senior level course in design offered in both mechanical and materials science engineering departments. |

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FIGURE 4-21 Simple finite-

analysis a continuum solid or fluid is considered to be built up of numerous tiny

connected

...

FIGURE 4-21 Simple finite-

**element**representation of a beam. In finite-**element**analysis a continuum solid or fluid is considered to be built up of numerous tiny

connected

**elements**. Since the**elements**can be arranged in virtually any fashion,...

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A (ft) (c) FIGURE 4-22 Some common

The quadrilateral

reduces the number of

d) ...

A (ft) (c) FIGURE 4-22 Some common

**elements**used in FEM analysis. modeling.The quadrilateral

**element**(c) is a combination of two basic triangles. Its usereduces the number of

**elements**necessary to model some situations.**Elements**(d) ...

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iterative modeling strategy whereby coarse meshes with few

increasingly refined with fine meshes in critical areas of the model. Coarse

models can be constructed with one-dimensional simple beams and two-

dimensional ...

iterative modeling strategy whereby coarse meshes with few

**elements**areincreasingly refined with fine meshes in critical areas of the model. Coarse

models can be constructed with one-dimensional simple beams and two-

dimensional ...

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### Contents

Design in a Broader Context | 54 |

Design Methods | 105 |

Modeling and Simulation | 162 |

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