CIV_ENV 426-2: Advanced Finite Element Methods 2

Quarter Offered

Spring : TTH 9:30-10:50 ; Liu


Methods for treating material and geometric nonlinearities by finite elements; transient analysis: explicit and implicit time integration, partitioned methods, and stability; hybrid and mixed elements; finite elements for plates and shells; convergence, efficiency, and computer implementation.


Belytschko, Ted, Liu, Wing K., Moran, Brian, Elkhodary, Khalil Nonlinear Finite Elements for Continua and Structures. 2nd ed.: Wiley, 2013

Class Time:

2 hrs/wk

Course Outline, Outcomes and Goals