Finite element method for solids and structures. A concise approach. (English) Zbl 1466.74002

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (ISBN 978-1-108-49709-1/hbk; 978-1-108-68398-2/ebook). xvi, 352 p. (2021).
Publisher’s description: This innovative approach to teaching the finite element method blends theoretical, textbook-based learning with practical application using online and video resources. This hybrid teaching package features computational software such as MATLAB, and tutorials presenting software applications such as PTC Creo Parametric, ANSYS APDL, ANSYS Workbench and SolidWorks, complete with detailed annotations and instructions so students can confidently develop hands-on experience. Suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate level classes, students will transition seamlessly between mathematical models and practical commercial software problems, empowering them to advance from basic differential equations to industry-standard modelling and analysis. Complete with over 120 end-of chapter problems and over 200 illustrations, this accessible reference will equip students with the tools they need to succeed in the workplace.


74-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to mechanics of deformable solids
74S05 Finite element methods applied to problems in solid mechanics
65-02 Research exposition (monographs, survey articles) pertaining to numerical analysis
65M06 Finite difference methods for initial value and initial-boundary value problems involving PDEs
65N06 Finite difference methods for boundary value problems involving PDEs
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