Table of contents for An introduction to the finite element method : theory, programming, applications / Erik Thompson.

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1. Introductory Example. 
2.Calculus of Variations. 
3. Program Wire. 
4. The_FEM for Second Order ODE'S. 
5. A Finite Element Function for Two Dimensions. 
6. Poisson's Equation—FEM Approximation. 
7. Poisson's Equation—Applications. 
8. Higher Order Elements. 
9. A FEM Program for 2D Boundary Value problems. 
10. Analysis of Transient Behavior. 
11. Elasticity. 
12. Higher Order Equations. 
Appendix A: Equation Solvers and Compact Storage. 
Appendix B: The Shape Function Array. 
Appendix C: Gaussian Quadrature. 
Appendix D: Auxiliary Codes.

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