Error estimation for the computation of force using the virtual work method on finite element models

Weinong Fu, Siu Lau Ho

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In most finite element analysis, the numerical error range of the computed force must be specified. In this paper, an error estimation method for force computation using the virtual work method is presented. The merits of the proposed method include its simplicity and its applicability in force computation when the objects being studied are touching other objects.
Original languageEnglish
Article number4787481
Pages (from-to)1388-1391
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2009


  • Error estimation
  • Finite element method (FEM)
  • Force
  • Magnetic field

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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