EVALUATION OF THE NASTRAN GENERAL PURPOSE COMPUTER PROGRAM

An evaluation of the NASTRAN general purpose computer program was made. The report discusses the current status (usage, documentation, contents) of public domain (COSMIC) versions of NASTRAN. The program architecture is evaluated and compared to other general purpose programs. The functional description of the program is discussed with respect to its capabilities and limitations. Advanced evaluation exercises are reported which given the results of a number of problems used to test various structural elements and solution techniques.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Swanson Service Corporation

    P.O. Box 5415
    Huntington Beach, CA  United States  92646

    Office of Naval Research

    Department of the Navy, 800 North Quincy Street
    Arlington, VA  United States  22217
  • Authors:
    • Jones, J
    • Fong, H H
    • Blehm, D A
  • Publication Date: 1980-8

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 135 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00323495
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: N00014-79-C-0576
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 18 1981 12:00AM