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FRANC2D/L (FRacture ANalysis Code 2-D/Layered) is a highly interactive finite element program for the small deformation analysis of two-dimensional structures. As such, it is useful for engineering calculations or for instruction in finite element courses. Fracture analyses can be performed using linear elastic fracture mechanics assumptions with automatic remeshing as the crack grows. The layered capability allows the user to model riveted and adhesively bonded structures, such as lap joints and bonded repairs. Nonlinear plasticity is included.

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Windows 95/NT, Sun Solaris, SUn OS, HP, DEC Alpha, SGI, IBM, Linux.

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  • You will also find a simple mesh generator called Casca in the Home Site along with its binary for Linux.

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