• M.T. BELARBI Assistant Prof., (LESIA) Laboratory, Civil Engineering Department, Biskra University, Algeria
  • M. BOUREZANE Lecturer, , Civil Engineering Department, University of Biskra


The lack of compatibility betweendegrees of freedom of various elements isa problem frequently encountered in practice
during modeling complex structures. Coupling of membrane and beam elements is an illustrating classical example. The
problem is generally treated through an additional rotational degree of freedom [1]. In this respect a new element based on the
strain field has been developed with a drilling rotation in the Bergan sense [2]. The triangular element, with three nodes and
three degrees of freedom constructed in this way, presentsvery good performance and may be used in various practical


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BELARBI, M.T.; BOUREZANE, M.. AN ASSUMED STRAIN BASED ON TRIANGULAR ELEMENT WITH DRILLING ROTATION. Courrier du Savoir, [S.l.], v. 6, avr. 2014. ISSN 1112-3338. Disponible à l'adresse : >>. Date de consultation : 10 jui. 2020