The Finite Element Method, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0080994415
  • ISBN-13: 9780080994413
  • DDC: 620.001515
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 464 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Written for practicing engineers and students alike, this book emphasizes the role of finite element modeling and simulation in the engineering design process. It provides the necessary theories and techniques of the FEM in a concise and easy-to-understand format and applies the techniques to civil, mechanical, and aerospace problems. Updated throughout for current developments in FEM and FEM software, the book also includes case studies, diagrams, illustrations, and tables to help demonstrate the material.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Preface to the First Edition.
1: Computational Modeling.
2: Briefing on Mechanics for Solids and Structures.
3: Fundamentals for Finite Element Method.
4: FEM for Trusses.
5: FEM for Beams.
6: FEM for Frames.
7: FEM for Two-Dimensional Solids.
8: FEM for Plates and Shells.
9: FEM for 3D Solid Elements.
10: Special Purpose Elements.
11: Modeling Techniques.
12: FEM for Heat Transfer Problems.
13: Using FEM Software Packages.