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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code AE622
Subject Title Finite Element Method


Introduction – approximate solutions to governing differential equations (GDE) – finite element formulations starting from GDE – finite element formulations based on stationarity of a functional– one-dimensional finite element analysis; shape functions, types of elements and applications– two- and three-dimensional finite elements – numerical integration – applications to structural mechanics and fluid flow.

Text Books

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

2. Seshu, P., Textbook of Finite Element Analysis, Prentice Hall of India (2009).

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

4. Segerlind, L. J., Applied Finite Element Analysis, 2nd ed., John Wiley (1984). (1992).