CH6110 Finite Element Methods in Engg


Introduction, Calculus of Variations. Evolution criterion, the MacroscopicBalance Equations. One dimensional problems – Discretization of thedomain into elements, Derivation of element equations, Assembly ofelement equation, Boundary conditions specifications, Solution of Equation, Various methods of solving simultaneous equations, Postprocessing of the solution, Isoparametric elements and numerical integration, Computer implementation. Twodimensional problems.

Reference Books:

  1.  R.S. Schechter, the `Variational method in Engineering’, McGrawHill, New York, 1967.
  2. J.N. Reddy, an introduction to the Finite Element Method, McGrawHill, New York, 1984.
  3. T.R. Chandruptala and A.D. Belegundu, PrenticeHall,New Delhi,1991.
  4. D.C. Zienkiewicz and K.L. Taylor, McGrawHall,New York, 1991.
  5. C.S. Krishnamurthy, Finite Element Analysis, TataMcGrawHill,New Delhi, 1987.