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Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AE473
Subject Title Finite Element Method


Introduction – finite element formulation from differential equation – finite element formulation based on stationarity of a functional – one-dimensional finite element analysis; shape functions, types of elements, applications – two-dimensional finite element analysis – numerical integration – applications to structural mechanics and fluid flow.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Seshu, P., Textbook of Finite Element Analysis, PHI Learning (2009).

2. Segerlind, L. J., Applied Finite Element Analysis, 2nd ed., John Wiley (1984).

3. Chandrupatla, T. R. and Belegundu, A. D., Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall of India (2000).

4. Henwood, D. and Bonet, J., Finite Elements: A Gentle Introduction, Macmillan (1996).

5. Reddy, J. N., Introduction to the Finite Element Method, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill (2006).