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Title: Sierra/SD Theory Manual.

Abstract

Sierra/SD provides a massively parallel implementation of structural dynamics finite element analysis, required for high fidelity, validated models used in modal, vibration, static and shock analysis of structural systems. This manual describes the theory behind many of the constructs in Sierra/SD. For a more detailed description of how to use Sierra/SD , we refer the reader to Sierra/SD, User's Notes. Many of the constructs in Sierra/SD are pulled directly from published material. Where possible, these materials are referenced herein. However, certain functions in Sierra/SD are specific to our implementation. We try to be far more complete in those areas. The theory manual was developed from several sources including general notes, a programmer_notes manual, the user's notes and of course the material in the open literature.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1527302
Report Number(s):
SAND2018-2451
662905
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Munday, Lynn Brendon, Day, David M., Bunting, Gregory, Miller, Scott T, and Crane, Nathan K. Sierra/SD Theory Manual.. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1527302.
Munday, Lynn Brendon, Day, David M., Bunting, Gregory, Miller, Scott T, & Crane, Nathan K. Sierra/SD Theory Manual.. United States. doi:10.2172/1527302.
Munday, Lynn Brendon, Day, David M., Bunting, Gregory, Miller, Scott T, and Crane, Nathan K. Thu . "Sierra/SD Theory Manual.". United States. doi:10.2172/1527302. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1527302.
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abstractNote = {Sierra/SD provides a massively parallel implementation of structural dynamics finite element analysis, required for high fidelity, validated models used in modal, vibration, static and shock analysis of structural systems. This manual describes the theory behind many of the constructs in Sierra/SD. For a more detailed description of how to use Sierra/SD , we refer the reader to Sierra/SD, User's Notes. Many of the constructs in Sierra/SD are pulled directly from published material. Where possible, these materials are referenced herein. However, certain functions in Sierra/SD are specific to our implementation. We try to be far more complete in those areas. The theory manual was developed from several sources including general notes, a programmer_notes manual, the user's notes and of course the material in the open literature.},
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