First Course in the Finite Element Method

ISBN-10: 0495668257

ISBN-13: 9780495668251

Edition: 5th 2012

List price: $240.95
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List price: $240.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 1/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 954
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Introduction to the stiffness (displacement) method
Development of truss equations
Development of beam equations
Frame and grid equations
Development of the plane stress and strain stiffness equations
Practical considerations in modelling: interpreting results and examples of plane stress/strain analysis
Development of the linear-strain triangle equations
Axisymmetric elements
Isoparametric formulation
Three-dimensional stress analysis
Plate bending element
Heat transfer and mass transport
Fluid flow in porous media and through hydraulic networks; and electrical networks and electrostatics
Thermal stress
Structural dynamics and time-dependent heat transfer
Matrix algebra
Methods for solution of simultaneous linear equations
Equations for elasticity theory
Equivalent nodal forces
Principle of virtual work
Properties of structural steel and aluminum shapes
Answers to Selected problems
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