Variational Principles and The Application

Course Description

Principle of minimum potential energy; Principle of minimum complementary energy; Ritz method; Galerkin method; Kantonowitch method; Treffiz method; Hellinger-Reissner principle; Hu-washizu principle; Lagrange multiplier; High order Lagrange multiplier; Variational principle of non-linear elasticity; Methods for establishing generalized variational principle; Variational principle and the relating theorems in limit analysis; Applications for FEM, for limit analysis, for to find solutions and for to derive formulas; Developments in research work.



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