Publisher description for The finite element method : basic concepts and applications / Darrell W. Pepper, Juan C. Heinrich.

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Deals with the fundamentals of the finite element method. Beginning with the concept of one-dimensional heat transfer, the book progresses through two-dimensional elements and ultimately ends with a discussion on three-dimensional elements. Each chapter contains a set of example problems and exercises. Overall, the book is useful in describing how to develop and utilize finite element methodology to numerically solve problems.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Finite element method.