Energy and Finite Element Methods in Structural Mechanics: SI Units Edition

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780891169420
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 776
  • Sales rank: 1,196,000
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to SI Units Edition
Outline, Course I (Senior-Graduate Level), Finite Elements
Outline, Course II (Senior-Graduate Level), Structural Mechanics
1 Theory of Linear Elasticity 3
2 Introduction to the Calculus of Variations 66
3 Variational Principles of Elasticity 111
4 Beams 185
5 Torsion 229
6 Classical Theory of Plates 257
7 Dynamics of Beams and Plates 323
8 Elastic Stability 392
9 Introduction to Finite Elements 457
10 Finite Elements for Beams 487
11 Elements and Interpolation Functions 510
12 Plane Stress 543
13 Finite Elements for Plates 574
14 Torsion 615
15 Finite Elements for Elastic Stability 628
16 Finite Elements for Dynamics 643
17 Broader Aspects of Finite Elements 659
App. I Cartesian Tensors 709
App. II To Show that Lagrange Multipliers Are Zero for Development of the Rayleigh-Ritz Method 728
App. III Automatic Mesh Generation 731
App. IV Plate Program for Triangular and Rectangular Elements (Fortran IV) 739
Author Index 749
Subject Index 750
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