An Introduction to the Finite Element Method – J. N. Reddy – 3rd Edition


An Introduction to the Finite Element Method, third edition is an update to one of the most popular FEM textbooks available. The book retains its strong conceptual focus, clearly examining the mathematical foundations of FEM, and providing a general approach to the application areas of engineering.

Known for its detailed and exemplary examples of problems and a wide selection of homework problems, the author has extensively covered a wide range of engineering areas making the book appropriate for all engineering majors and underscores the wide range of FEMININE use in The professional world

Table of Contents

1 Introduction
2 Mathematical Preliminaries, Integral Formulations, and Variational Methods
3 Second-order Differential Equations in One Dimension: Finite Element Models
4 Second-order Differential Equations in One Dimension: Applications
5 Beams and Frames
6 Eigenvalue and Time-Dependent Problems
7 Computer Implementation
8 Single-Variable Problems in Two Dimensions
9 Interpolation Functions, Numerical Integration, and Modeling Considerations
10 Flows of Viscous Incompressible Fluids
11 Plane Elasticity
12 Bending of Elastic Plates
13 Computer Implementation of Two-Dimensional Problems
14 Prelude to Advanced Topics

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