Description

This advanced undergraduate and postgraduate text serves for courses in many engineering disciplines and professionals in industrial or academic research. It is written in a step-by-step methodological approach so that readers can acquire knowledge, either through formal engineering courses or by self-study. Also useful for industrial engineers as a reference manual.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively reviews finite element techniques in structural mechanics, paying particular attention to matrix algebra, the matrix displacement method and vibration of structures, among other topics
  • Written in a step-by-step methodological approach so that readers can acquire knowledge, either through formal engineering courses or by self-study
  • Also useful as a reference manual

Readership

Advanced undergraduate students and graduate students in many engineering disciplines and professionals in industrial or academic research

Table of Contents

Introduction to matrix algebra; The matrix displacement method; Finite element method; Vibration of structures; Non-linear structural mechanics; Modal method of analysis; References and answers to further problems.

Details

No. of pages:
220
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Print ISBN:
9781898563259
Electronic ISBN:
9780857099846

Reviews

All Carl Ross’s previous books are very clear and well written. This thoroughly interesting text is no exception. The worked examples and practice problems are particularly useful. I will continue to recommend Professor Ross’s books to my students. For anyone requiring an introduction to finite element analysis, this text is excellent., Journal of Strain Analysis
Very readable, clear and easy to follow. It should be especially useful to those new to the finite element method., Chartered Mechanical Engineer