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A First Course in the Finite Element Method PDF
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 students, like you, in civil and mechanical engineering who are primarily interested in stress analysis and heat transfer. The text offers ideal preparation for utilizing the finite element method as a tool to solve practical physical problems.
Review – A First Course in the Finite Element Method PDF
“It is extremely well presented for an introductory text…The author does an excellent job of getting to the underlying issues without confusing the reader with overwrought detail…The examples were very interesting and actually included advanced topics that many students would not be able to address based upon the presentation in other texts…Interesting examples that are simply explained that present complex topics.”
“The presentation with regard to the example problems is the best I have seen in any textbook during 40+ years I have been teaching the finite element method…The textbook must be readable and at the appropriate level of sophistication for the students who will be using it. I find that this text does an excellent job of meeting both of these criteria.” A First Course in the Finite Element Method
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About the Author
Daryl L. Logan is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He received his Ph.D. in 1972 from the University of Illinois — Chicago. He has been a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Tau Beta Pi – National Honor Society, and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He holds a Professional Engineer’s License in the state of Indiana.