University of Utah Department of Mechanical Engineering

ME EN 7540: Advanced Finite Elements: Spring Semester, 2006

Instructor: Biswajit Banerjee
Phone: 585-5239, Email: banerjee AT Eng Dot Utah Dot Edu, Office: 166 Kennecott Bldg.

TA: Seubpong Leelavanichkul
Phone: 585-7663, Email: sleela AT Math Dot Utah Dot Edu, Office: JWB 105 (Math Building)

1) An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis by J. N. Reddy, Oxford University Press, 2004, ISBN: 019852529X.
2) Nonlinear Finite Elements for Continua and Structures by T. Belytschko, W. K. Liu, and B. Moran, John Wiley and Sons, 2000.
3) Computational Inelasticity by J. C. Simo and T. J. R. Hughes, Springer, 1998.
4) The Finite Element Method: Linear Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis by T. J. R. Hughes, Dover Publications, 2000.


Update (Jan 18, 2008):
Most of the content of this course has been moved to Wikiversity. The new location is

o Course Syllabus
o Class Project Topics
o Handouts

Below is a list of potentially useful links. Not every site has been fully checked out, so please send me feedback regarding the various sites.
Finite Element Resources
o IFER - Internet Finite Element Resources

ANSYS Tutorials
o ANSYS tutorial from University of Alberta

LS-DYNA Tutorials
o LS-DYNA tutorial from LS-DYNA Support

Mechanics Tutorials
o Rebecca Brannon's tutorials on vectors, tensors and a lot more

Maths Tutorials
o Mathematics dictionary from Wolfram Research

Maple Tutorials
o Maple tutorial from Indiana
o Maple tutorial from MapleSoft
o Maple tutorial from the University of Utah

Matlab Tutorials
o Matlab tutorial from Michigan Tech
o Matlab tutorial from the University of British Columbia
o Matlab tutorial from the University of Utah

Unix Tutorials
o Unix tutorial from the Univeristy of Utah
o Unix tutorials from

Emacs Tutorials
o Emacs tutorial from the University of Chicago

LaTeX Tutorials
o Latex tutorial from UC Davis

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