NIT Warangal Civil Engineering Syllabus FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
General Concepts – Advantages and disadvantages-Limitations-Errors and accuracy – FE modeling-Stiffness
matrix for spring element – Stiffness matrix for bar element – Truss Element-local coordinates-Assembling
the total stiffness-Boundary conditions-Potential Energy approach – FE modeling of Two dimensional problems
– Constant strain triangle – Three nodded triangular element – Shape functions.
1. C.S. Krishna Murthy, Finite element Analysis: Theory and Programming, 2nd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill,
2. P. Seshu, Textbook of Finite Element Analysis,1st Edition, Prentice Hall India, 2009
3. T.R. Chandrupatla and A.D. Belegundu, Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering, 3rd Edition,
Prentice Hall of India, 2009.