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xviii, 955 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustration (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to the stiffness (displacement) method
  • Development of truss equations
  • Development of beam equations
  • Frame and grid equations
  • Development of the plane stress and plane strain stiffness equations
  • Practical considerations in modeling; interpreting results; and examples of plane stress/strain analysis
  • Development of the linear-strain triangle equations
  • Axisymmetric elements
  • Isoparametric formulation
  • Three-dimensional stress analysis
  • Plate bending element
  • Heat transfer and mass transport
  • Fluid flow in porous media and through hydraulic networks; and electrical networks and electrostatics
  • Thermal stress
  • Structural dynamics and time-dependent heat transfer.
Provide a simple, direct approach that highlights the basics with A FIRST COURSE IN THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD, 6E. This unique book is written so both undergraduate and graduate students can easily comprehend the content without the usual prerequisites, such as structural analysis. The book is written primarily as a basic learning tool for the undergraduate students in civil and mechanical engineering who are primarily interested in stress analysis and heat transfer. The text offers ideal preparation for students who want to apply the finite element method as a tool to solve practical physical problems.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781305635111 20160928
Engineering Library (Terman)
CEE-280-01
Book
xviii, 954 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Engineering Library (Terman)
CEE-280-01
Book
xx, 460 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
  • Definitions and concepts-- formation of the global analysis equations-- stiffness analysis of frames - I-- stiffness analysis of frames - II-- virtual work principals-- virtual work principals in framework analysis-- nonlinear analysis of frames - an introduction-- geometric nonlinear and elastic critical load analysis-- material nonlinear analysis-- solution of linear algebraic equations-- solution of nonlinear equilibrium equations-- special analysis procedures. Appendixes: nonlinear analysis - a further look-- on rigid body motion and natural deformation.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471129189 20160527
MASTAN2 is an interactive computer graphics program packaged with the Matrix Structural Analysis, 2/e text by William McGuire of Cornell University, Richard H. Gallagher of Clarkson University, and Ronald D. Ziemian of Bucknell University. The CD-ROM contains the MATLAB(R) based program MASTAN2. The program, developed by the authors of Matrix Structural Analysis, 2/e provides for graphically interactive structure definition, linear and nonlinear analysis, and display of results. It contains the option of including independently student-written analysis programs or modules. It has been designed to reinforce the text by providing a ready vehicle for applying the written material and visualizing the results. Software Features: * Includes Tutorial for self-instruction on use of the program. * Includes the MATLAB(R) Runtime Server so users without MATLAB can still use MASTAN2. * Preprocessing options include definition of structural geometry, element properties, supports, and loads.* Routines for first- and second-order elastic and inelastic static analysis of two- and three- dimensional frames and trusses are provided.* Postprocessing capabilities include the interpretation of structural behavior through deformation and force diagrams, graphical response curves, and printed output.* MASTAN2 has been written in modular format; users with access to MATLAB may develop and incorporate additional or alternative analysis routines.* The program's linear and nonlinear analysis routines are based on methods presented in Matrix Structural Analysis, 2nd Edition, by McGuire, Gallagher, and Ziemian. System/Application Requirements: * MASTAN2 is contained on an ISO-9660 formatted CD-ROM.* MASTAN2 requires 2.5 MB of free disk space and will run with the following versions of MATLAB.* MATLAB 5.3: PC Microsoft Windows 95, 98, or NT 4.0 and UNIX or Linux.* MATLAB 5.2: Macintosh.* Student Edition of MATLAB 5.0 or 5.3: Windows 95, 98, or NT 4.0 and Macintosh.* For users without access to MATLAB, the MATLAB Runtime Server 5.3 and a compatible version of MASTAN2 are included on the CD-ROM. Minimum system requirements include: * Microsoft Windows 95, 98, or NT 4.0 * Intel 486, Pentium, Pentium Pro or Pentium II based PC 16 MB RAM and 20 MB free disk space 8-bit graphics adapter and display (for 256 simultaneous colors).
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471352686 20160527
The second edition of this text covers: the basic concepts and procedures of linear analysis of frameworks by matrix methods; the underlying theories of elasticity; the principles of virtual work; and the application issues such as the solution of linear equations and the treatment of constraints. In addition, it accounts for changes in the use and the teaching of matrix structural analysis that have taken place in the 1980s and 1990s. It also incorporates advances in the art of analysis, that are regarded as suitable for use in structural engineering design practice now and of increasing importance in the years just ahead. Chief among these are an introduction to nonlinear frame analysis and an interactive computer graphics computer program. Included with the text is a CD-ROM containing the MATLAB computer graphics program MASTRAN2. The book contains both elementary and relatively advanced material.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780471129189 20160527
Engineering Library (Terman), SAL3 (off-campus storage), eReserve
CEE-280-01