Numerical Analysis of Beams on Elastic Foundations

by Fred W. Beaufait, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1977, Vol. 103, Issue 1, Pg. 205-209

Document Type: Journal Paper


This note deals with a difference method, referred to as the midpoint difference method, for approximating the solutions of a linear differential equation, in the presence of discontinuities. This method is general in nature and well suited for programming on the digital computer.

Subject Headings: Elastic analysis | Elastic foundations | Numerical analysis | Beams | Computer programming | Linear functions | Differential equations | Discontinuities

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