A modified shear deformation theory associated with the four-node quadrilateral element for bending and free vibration analyses of plates



Modified shear deformation theory, Four-node quadrilateral element, Bending, Free vibration, Plate


Few years ago, the higher-order shear deformation theory of Shi was proven effective in the analysis of structures. In this paper, the author introduces a modification of above theory combined with four-node quadrilateral elements for bending and free vibration analyses of plates. Shear correction factor is not required here. The acceptable results obtained from the proposed element are a necessary prerequisite for the development of other problems in the near future.


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How to Cite

L. Hoang That Ton, “A modified shear deformation theory associated with the four-node quadrilateral element for bending and free vibration analyses of plates”, Int J Eng and Appl Phys, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 235–241, Sep. 2021.