Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

A Pragmatic Introduction to the Finite Element Method for Thermal And Stress Analysis [Hardcover]

Our Price $ 83.16  
Retail Value $ 99.00  
You Save $ 15.84  (16%)  
Item Number 165613  
Buy New $83.16
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for A Pragmatic Introduction to the Finite Element Method for Thermal And Stress Analysis by Petr Krysl...

This textbook provides an accessible and self-contained description of the Galerkin finite element method for the two important models of continuum mechanics, transient heat conduction and elastodynamics, from formulation of the governing equations to implementation in Matlab. The coverage follows an intuitive approach: the salient features of each initial boundary value problem are reviewed, including a thorough description of the boundary conditions; the method of weighted residuals is applied to derive the discrete equations; and clear examples are introduced to illustrate the method.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   278
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9"
Weight:   1.2 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Oct 23, 2006
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  981256876X  
ISBN13  9789812568762  

Availability  1 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 05:55.
Usually ships within one to two business days from Momence, IL.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Petr Krysl

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Aerospace > Advanced Mechanics
2Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Civil > General
3Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Civil > Mechanics
4Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Civil > Surveying & Photogrammetry
5Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > General
6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Mechanical > General
7Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Engineering > Mechanical
8Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Professional Science > Physics > Mechanics
9Books > Subjects > Science > General
10Books > Subjects > Science

Similar Products

Reviews - What do customers think about A Pragmatic Introduction to the Finite Element Method for Thermal And Stress Analysis?

Very well written for intermediate FEA users and the free code produce commercial packages results.  Jan 17, 2009
I have been trying out many Finite Element Analysis (FEA) code and I have found SOFEA by accident. I have gone through some of the examples and found the results produced are very close to commercial package ANSYS. The step by step approach is very self explanatory. I managed to learn a lot more about FEA. However, I do recommend that you have some basic knowledge about MATLAB and little bit about programming before you can understand the code. Hope there is 2nd edition with a lot more examples. =)
Does not have any examples  Nov 29, 2008
The book is too narrow for a complex subject like FEM, it does not include good examples that can be used to complete the exercises at the end of the chapters, on top of that the book doesn't have any solutions, so there is no way to know if what you are doing is right or wrong. The SOFEA codes hardly run without modifications, if you are not a Matlab expert and do not understand the functions present in SOFEA you are doom, nothing is intuitive!

Don't waste your money on this if you are just starting with FEM!!!!!
Making sense of FEA internals.  Jul 18, 2008
So far, the SOFEA is the best MatLab code I've seen. Petr Krysl's book is done exceptionally well. His explanation is different from most and mentions several views or approaches to developing the FEA environment. Petr Krysl has a good eye for developing the presentation of a very difficult topic. In fact, this is the only one I've seen that takes the surface tensor approach up-front for evolving the theory. His commentary, after having seen/read many different approaches explaining it, instantly made the topic seem so much clearer. He acknowledges that the approach is known as the "Galerkin Method." I had, of course, seen the method covered in several other texts and courses but its coverage was so limited that I was just not able to "connect the dots."
What I like about the approach is it does not need to invent "artificial" analogies trying to tie the pieces together. Read the lead in of the Galerkin Method (Chap 1&2) twice, skim through the thermal, and then hit the meat of it all at least twice!! Bed time reading? - No way!! Have MatLab all fired up and ready to go for each elements test suite. It's the easiest way to grasp/learn MatLab and his code all at the same time. Too bad it's not the Xmas break; I'd use it as my annual self-training emersion course.

Write your own review about A Pragmatic Introduction to the Finite Element Method for Thermal And Stress Analysis

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding A Pragmatic Introduction to the Finite Element Method for Thermal And Stress Analysis

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy