Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis,4th Edition / Edition 4

Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis,4th Edition / Edition 4

by Robert D. Cook, David S. Malkus, Michael E. Plesha, Robert J. Witt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471356050

ISBN-13: 9780471356059

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

This book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect developments since the third edition, with an emphasis on structural mechanics. Coverage is up-to-date without making the treatment highly specialized and mathematically difficult. Basic theory is clearly explained to the reader, while advanced techniques are left to thousands of references available,

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This book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect developments since the third edition, with an emphasis on structural mechanics. Coverage is up-to-date without making the treatment highly specialized and mathematically difficult. Basic theory is clearly explained to the reader, while advanced techniques are left to thousands of references available, which are cited in the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471356059
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
736
Sales rank:
271,227
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Notation.

Introduction.

One-Dimensional Elements, Computational Procedures.

Basic Elements.

Formulation Techniques: Variational Methods.

Formulation Techniques: Galerkin and Other Weighted Residual Methods.

Isoparametric Elements.

Isoparametric Triangles and Tetrahedra.

Coordinate Transformation and Selected Analysis Options.

Error, Error Estimation, and Convergence.

Modeling Considerations and Software Use.

Finite Elements in Structural Dynamics and Vibrations.

Heat Transfer and Selected Fluid Problems.

Constaints: Penalty Forms, Locking, and Constraint Counting.

Solid of Revolution.

Plate Bending.

Shells.

Nonlinearity: An Introduction.

Stress Stiffness and Buckling.

Appendix A: Matrices: Selected Definition and Manipulations.

Appendix B: Simultaneous Algebraic Equations.

Appendix C: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors.

References.

Index.

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