Title page for ETD etd-09082012-040206

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Huang, Chiung-Yu
URN etd-09082012-040206
Title Geometrically nonlinear finite element analysis of a lattice dome
Degree Master of Science
Department Civil Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Holzer, Siegfried M. Committee Chair
Loferski, Jospeh R. Committee Member
Plaut, Raymond H. Committee Member
  • Finite element method
Date of Defense 1989-11-14
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The geometry and the finite element method modelling of a lattice dome is presented. Linear analyses and geometrically nonlinear analyses of the dome are performed. In addition, a buckling load prediction method is studied and extended to the multiple load distributions. The results obtained from linear analyses are checked against the requirements of NDS, National Design Standard.

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