IMSC003
Finite Element Method
 
Basic concepts. Virtual work and energy methods. Weighted residual methods. Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods. Finite element displacement method. Interpolation functions. Plate stretching and plane strain. Triangular elements. Isoparametric elements. Three dimensional stress analysis. Plate bending. Field problems. Vibrations. Stability. Nonlinear behaviour. Hybrid elements.

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