Readings are taken from the following text:
Bathe, K. J. Finite Element Procedures. 2nd ed. KlausJürgen Bathe, 2014. ISBN: 9780979004957.
LEC #  TOPICS  READINGS  KEY DATES 

1  Large displacement analysis of solids/structures  Chapter 1  
2  Finite element formulation of solids and structures  Chapter 1 and Sections 6.16.2  
3  Finite element formulation of solids and structures (cont.)  Sections 6.16.2  
4  Finite element formulation of solids and structures (cont.)  Chapter 4  HW 1 due 
5  Finite element displacement formulation (cont.)  Chapter 4  HW 2 due 
6  Finite element formulation, example, convergence  Example 4.6  
7  Isoparametric elements  Sections 5.15.3, 5.5.5, and 4.3  HW 3 due 
8  Convergence of displacementbased FEM  Term project proposal due  
9  u and p formulation  Sections 4.4.3 and 4.5  HW 4 due 
10  Finite element large deformation/general nonlinear analysis  Chapter 6  
11  Deformation, strain, and stress tensors  Chapter 6 and Example 6.6  HW 5 due 
Exam 1  
12  Total Lagrangian formulation  
13  Total Lagrangian formulation (cont.)  HW 6 due  
14  Total Lagrangian formulation (cont.)  Section 4.3.6  
15  Field problems  Sections 7.27.3  
16  Finite element analysis of NavierStokes fluids  Sections 7.17.4 and Table 7.3  HW 7 due 
17  Incompressible fluid flow and heat transfer (cont.)  Section 7.4  HW 8 due 
18  Solution of finite element equations  Section 8.4  
19  Slender structures  Sections 5.4 and 6.5  HW 9 due 
20  Beams, plates, and shells  Section 4.5.7 and Figure 5.25  
21  Plates and shells 
HW 10 due Term project due 

Exam 2 