# le code de calcul de structure par éléments finis

## English translation: see below

 17:43 Aug 21, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 French term or phrase: le code de calcul de structure par éléments finis Structural engineering. This part of my text sets out a list of the means which are available to a project team when developing a new product (industrial fittings). I would like help with understanding what is meant by "éléments finis".
 Local time: 20:32
 English translation:see below Explanation:The finite element method is a computational method in which a structure is divided into a number of elements, forming a mesh-like pattern.The program computes stress and strain interactively in each element. The finer the pattern, the more accurate the analysis. Crachoisement vôtre!
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Louis RIOUAL
Local time: 20:32
 Merci beaucoup pour l'explication claire et simple. J'avais pensé vous appeler, mais je n'aime pas déranger le dimanche - et vu l'heure à laquelle je travaillais... Nikki4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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 lefoque

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finite elements

Explanation:
see the french-english dictionary at the website below.

Reference: http://www.sciences-en-ligne.com/Dictionnaire/DictionnaireDI...
 lefoqueUnited StatesLocal time: 14:32Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 209

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see below

Explanation:
The finite element method is a computational method in which a structure is divided into a number of elements, forming a mesh-like pattern.The program computes stress and strain interactively in each element. The finer the pattern, the more accurate the analysis.

Crachoisement vôtre!

 Louis RIOUALLocal time: 20:32PRO pts in pair: 238
 Merci beaucoup pour l'explication claire et simple. J'avais pensé vous appeler, mais je n'aime pas déranger le dimanche - et vu l'heure à laquelle je travaillais... Nikki

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