The lecture notes on this page were originally prepared for the 2008 course. They were written by the teaching assistant, Do-Nyun Kim, and typed by Dayán Páez. For convenience, the entire set of lectures is also available as a single download: (PDF - 2.0MB)

LEC # | TOPICS | NOTES |
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1 | Large displacement analysis of solids/structures | (PDF) |

2 | Finite element formulation of solids and structures | (PDF) |

3 | Finite element formulation of solids and structures (cont.) | (PDF) |

4 | Finite element formulation of solids and structures (cont.) | (PDF) |

5 | Finite element displacement formulation (cont.) | (PDF) |

6 | Finite element formulation, example, convergence | (PDF) |

7 | Isoparametric elements | (PDF) |

8 | Convergence of displacement-based FEM | (PDF) |

9 | u/p formulation | (PDF) |

10 | Finite element large deformation / general nonlinear analysis | (PDF) |

11 | Deformation, strain, and stress tensors | (PDF) |

12 | Total Lagrangian formulation | (PDF) |

13 | Total Lagrangian formulation (cont.) | (PDF) |

14 | Total Lagrangian formulation (cont.) | (PDF) |

15 | Field problems | (PDF) |

16 | Finite element analysis of Navier-Stokes fluids | (PDF) |

17 | Incompressible fluid flow and heat transfer (cont.) | (PDF) |

18 | Solution of finite element equations | (PDF) |

19 | Slender structures | (PDF) |

20 | Beams, plates, and shells | (PDF) |

21 | Plates and shells | (PDF) |