The Influence of Boundary Conditions on Finite Element Analysis


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R.M. Gillies and W.R. Walsh, "The Influence of Boundary Conditions on Finite Element Analysis", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 240-242, pp. 867-870, 2003

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