Practical Guide to Finite Elements

Practical Guide to Finite Elements

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Assuming only basic knowledge of mathematics and engineering mechanics, this lucid reference introduces the fundamentals of finite element theory using easy-to-understand terms and simple problems-systematically grounding the practitioner in the basic principles then suggesting applications to more general cases. Furnishes a wealth of practical insights drawn from the extensive experience of a specialist in the field! Generously illustrated with over 200 detailed drawings to clarify discussions and containing key literature citations for more in-depth study of particular topics, this clearly written resource is an exceptional guide for mechanical, civil, aeronautic, automotive, electrical and electronics, and design engineers; engineering managers; and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and continuing-education students in these disciplines.HM. i. M-ilf. i. 12; [- 1 l] A Jdr (5.1.29) Rearranging (5. 1 .29) and substituting in the limits of integration: a-TM^. 1 -1 -1 1 dr (5.1.30) Since the terms in the integrand are all constant, they can be withdrawn from the integral: = \4J 1 -1 -1 1 J dranbsp;...

Title:Practical Guide to Finite Elements
Author:Steven Lepi
Publisher:CRC Press - 1998-03-03


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