

J T Oden and W.K. Kubitza, Numerical Analysis of Nonlinear Pneumatic Structures, Colloquium on Pneumatic Structures, 1967 LOCAL AND GLOBAL COORDINATES OF A TYPICAL FINITE ELEMENT Suggested by Lukas Winklerprins In the finite element method, it is convenient to first describe the behavior of each element independently in terms of the displacements of its nodes; the entire set of elements is then connected together by establishing
