Description 
1 online resource (vii, 183 p.) : ill. 
Series 
Book (Institute of Materials (Great Britain)) ; 783.

Note 
Reprint. Originally published: London : IOM COmmunicatiosn Ltd., 1999. 

Description based on print version record. 
Contents 
Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 About Matrices; Chapter 3 The Stiffness Matrix; Chapter 4 Onedimensional Finite Element Analysis; Chapter 5 Energy Principles in Finite Element Analysis; Chapter 6 Finite Elements that form part of a Continuum; Chapter 7 Finite Element Analysis using Higher Order Elements; Chapter 8 Worked Examples applying the Theory of Section (7.2) to Calculate the Stresses in a Loaded Tapered Sheet; Chapter 9 A Cautionary Epilogue; 
Summary 
This book provides an introductory text which lays out the basic theory of the finite element method in a form that will be comprehensible to engineering and materials science students. Although this book was written with materials scientists in mind, it will prove useful to all those interested in learning the fundamentals of the finite element method. 
Subject 
Finite element method.


Engineering. 

Civil engineering. 
Added Author 
Institute of Materials (Great Britain)

Added Title 
Finite element method 
Related To 
Print version: Entwistle, K.M. Basic principles of the finite element method. London : Maney, for the Institute of Materials, 2001 (DLC) 2004351931 
Standard No. 
707926515 
ISBN 
9781907625237 (electronic bk.) 

1907625232 (electronic bk.) 

9781621985396 (electronic bk.) 

1621985393 (electronic bk.) 

9781902653532 

190265353X 
