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CIV_ENV 426-1: Advanced Finite Element Methods 1

Quarter Offered

Winter : TTH 3:30-4:50 ; Fleming

Description

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.

TEXTBOOK:

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

Class Time:

2 hrs/wk

Textbook

Belytschko, Ted et al. Nonlinear Finite Elements for Continua and Structures. 2nd Ed. Wiley, 2013.

ISBN 978-1118632703

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