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Title: Design of Large Foundation Mats by
the Finite Element Method
Author(s): Leonard M. Rand
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 60-64
Keywords: bearing capacity; bending moments; deflection; finite element method; footings; foundations; reinforced concrete; structural analysis; structural
Abstract:Discusses the advantages of using the finite element method for the analysis and design of mat foundations. Particular attention is given to production-oriented features such as mesh generation and automated design postprocessing.
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