Engineering Computation Of Structures: The Finite Element Method by Maria Augusta NetoEngineering Computation Of Structures: The Finite Element Method by Maria Augusta Neto

Engineering Computation Of Structures: The Finite Element Method

byMaria Augusta Neto, Ana Amaro, Luis Roseiro

Hardcover | October 8, 2015

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This book presents theories and the main useful techniques of the Finite Element Method (FEM), with an introduction to FEM and many case studies of its use in engineering practice. It supports engineers and students to solve primarily linear problems in mechanical engineering, with a main focus on static and dynamic structural problems.

Readers of this text are encouraged to discover the proper relationship between theory and practice, within the finite element method: Practice without theory is blind, but theory without practice is sterile.

Beginning with elasticity basic concepts and the classical theories of stressed materials, the work goes on to apply the relationship between forces, displacements, stresses and strains on the process of modeling, simulating and designing engineered technical systems. Chapters discuss the finite element equations for static, eigenvalue analysis, as well as transient analyses.

Students and practitioners using commercial FEM software will find this book very helpful. It uses straightforward examples to demonstrate a complete and detailed finite element procedure, emphasizing the differences between exact and numerical procedures.

Title:Engineering Computation Of Structures: The Finite Element MethodFormat:HardcoverDimensions:314 pagesPublished:October 8, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319177095

ISBN - 13:9783319177090

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Table of Contents

1 Mechanics of Solids and Structures

2 Introduction to Finite Element Method

3 Finite Element Method for Trusses

4 Finite Element Method for Beams

5 Finite Element Method for Membranes (2-D Solids)

6 Finite Element Method for Plates/Shells

7 Finite Element Method for 3D Solids

8 Advanced FEM Modelling

Editorial Reviews

"This book is intended for a course on the finite element method for linear static and dynamic structure problems. It consists of eight chapters. . The book may be useful for those interested in doing finite element simulations of linear problems in solid mechanics and structures." (Weimin Han, Mathematical Reviews, May, 2016)