Introduction to the Finite Element Method, Third Edition

by: J. N. Reddy


Abstract: J. N. Reddy's An Introduction to the Finite Element Method, Third Edition, is an update of one of the most popular FEM textbooks available. The book retains its strong conceptual approach, clearly examining the mathematical underpinnings of FEM and providing a general approach to engineering application areas. Known for its detailed, carefully selected example problems and extensive selection of homework problems, this book comprehensively covers a wide range of engineering areas, making it appropriate for all engineering majors, and underscores the wide range of use FEM has in the professional world. A supplementary text Web site located at http://www.mhhe.com/reddy3e contains password-protected solutions to end-of-chapter problems, general textbook information, chapters on the FEM1D and FEM2D computer programs, and more!
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Title: Introduction to the Finite Element Method, Third Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2006 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780072466850

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J. N. Reddy is a Distinguished Professor and the inaugural holder of the Oscar S. Wyatt Endowed Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Prior to his current position, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Austin and as a research scientist for Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, and taught at the University of Oklahoma and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, where he was the inaugural holder of the Clifton C. Garvin Endowed Professorship.

Description: J. N. Reddy's An Introduction to the Finite Element Method, Third Edition, is an update of one of the most popular FEM textbooks available. The book retains its strong conceptual approach, clearly examining the mathematical underpinnings of FEM and providing a general approach to engineering application areas. Known for its detailed, carefully selected example problems and extensive selection of homework problems, this book comprehensively covers a wide range of engineering areas, making it appropriate for all engineering majors, and underscores the wide range of use FEM has in the professional world. A supplementary text Web site located at http://www.mhhe.com/reddy3e contains password-protected solutions to end-of-chapter problems, general textbook information, chapters on the FEM1D and FEM2D computer programs, and more!