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A (Possibly Free) Primer on the Finite Element Method

oliver oreilly's picture

For those of you interested in a terse introductory guide to the Finite Element Method, you might find the latest book by my colleague at U.C. Berkeley, Tarek Zohdi, to be helpful:

 A Finite Element Primer for Beginners: The Basics (110 pages, Springer, (2015)).   For many students and faculty, the book is freely available from the Springer website hyperlinked above. 

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oliver oreilly's picture

Given the interest in my post on Tarek's primer, some readers might also find the following  companion books by Tarek to be helpful:

 
An Introduction to Computational Mechanics (with Peter Wriggers, Springer 2008)
 
Electromagnetic Properties of Multiphase Dielectrics: A Primer on Modeling, Theory, and Computation. (Springer 2012)
 
Dynamics of Charged Particulate Systems: Modeling, Theory, and Computation (Springer 2012)

 Again, depending on your University Library's subscriptions, these books might be freely available from the links above.

Thanks for sharing.

 

YinShangbao's picture

Thank you very much!

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