Introduction to the Finite Element Method using BASIC Programs: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Introduction to the Finite Element Method using BASIC Programs

1st Edition

By D.K. Brown

CRC Press

284 pages

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pub: 1990-09-01
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This updated, revised and extended edition gives a comprehensive introduction to the understanding and use of the finite element method as applied to structures. The text methodically covers all the important bridges in understanding up to and including the introduction of isoparametric elements.

Table of Contents

Introduction. PJFRAME: pinjointed plane frames. PLFRAME: rigid/pinjointed frames. FEP: plane stress/plane strain finite element analysis. FEPB: bending of thin, flat plates. FEPLST: plane stress/strain finite element analysis using linear strain triangles. The linear isoparametric quadrilateral. The quadratic isoparametric quadrilateral. Further developments of programs. References. Appendix A: matrix algebra. Appendix B: energy methods of structural analysis. Appendix C: comments on BASIC used. References. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials