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Object-Oriented Finite Element Analysis of Metal Working Processes

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Recently an object-oriented approach has been applied in the fields of finite element analysis with a view to treating the various complexities within these. It has been demonstrated that finite element software designed using an object-oriented approach can be significantly more robust than traditional codes. This paper describes a special kind of implementation of object-oriented programming which is rather hybrid in nature, in the development of a finite element code for engineering analysis of metal working problems using C++, and discusses the advantages of this approach.

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S. Kumar, "Object-Oriented Finite Element Analysis of Metal Working Processes," Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 6, 2010, pp. 572-579. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2010.36066.

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