- Examples and applications in Matlab, Ansys, and Abaqus
- Structured problem solving approach in all worked examples
- New discussions throughout, including the direct method of deriving finite element equations, use of strong and weak form formulations, complete treatment of dynamic analysis, and detailed analysis of heat transfer problems
- More examples and exercises
- All figures revised and redrawn for clarity
Table of Contents
- Overview of the Finite Element Method
Discretization of the Domain
Higher Order and Isoparametric Elements
Derivation of Element Matrices and Vectors
Assembly of Element Matrices and Vectors and Derivation of System Equations
Numerical Solution of Finite Element Equations
Basic Equations and Solution Procedure
Analysis of Trusses, Beams and Frames
Analysis of Plates
Analysis of 3-Dimensional Problems
Formulation and Solution Procedure
Basic Equations of Fluid Mechanics
Inviscid and Irrotational Flows
Viscous and Non-Newtonian Flows
Solution of Quasi-Harmonic Equations (WEB chapter)
Solution of Helmhotz Equation (WEB chapter)
Solution of Reynolds Equation (WEB chapter)
Appendix A: Green Gauss Theorem
Appendix B: Use of Commercial Software: ANSYS, ABAQUS, and NASTRAN
- No. of pages: 726
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2010
- Published: November 17, 2010
- Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
- eBook ISBN: 9780080952048
About the Author
1. Multi-objective optimization.
2. Uncertainty models in engineering analysis, design and optimization.
3. Reliability based design.
4. Finite element and meshfree methods.
5. Optimization and reliability of renewable energy systems.
The Finite Element Method for Engineers, 5e, Elsevier, 2010; Mechanical Vibrations, 6th Edition, Pearson, 2016; Engineering Optimization Theory and Practice, 4th Edition, Wiley, 2009; Reliability Engineering, 1st Edition, Pearson, 2014
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