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#### 1. Questions & Answers on Matrix Algebra and Gaussian Elimination

The section contains questions and answers on matrix algebra, gaussian elimination and conjugate gradient method.

#### 2. Questions on One Dimensional Problems

The section contains questions on one dimensional problems finite element modelling, co-ordinates and shape functions, potential energy and galerkin approaches, global stiffness matrix and load vector, k properties, boundary conditions treatment, quadratic shape function and temperature effects.

#### 3. Questions & Answers on Trusses

The section contains questions and answers on plane and three dimensional trusses, global stiffness matrix for the banded and skyline solutions.

#### 4. Questions on Two Dimensional Problems using Constant Strain Triangles

The section contains questions on finite element modelling, constant strain triangle, orthotropic materials, two dimensional problems modelling and boundary conditions.

The section contains questions and answers on axis symmetric formulation, triangular element, problem modelling and boundary conditions.

#### 6. Questions on Two Dimensional Isoparametric Elements and Numerical Integration

The section contains questions on four node quadrilateral, numerical integration, axis symmetric problems and conjugate gradient implementation of quadrilateral element.

#### 7. Questions & Answers on Beams and Frames

The section contains questions and answers on finite element formulation, load vector, boundary conditions, shear force, bending moment, elastic support beams, beams with axial loading and combine loads, timoshenko beam element, plane and three dimensional frames.

 Finite Element Formulation Load Vector Boundary Conditions Shear Force & Bending Moment Beams on Elastic Support Beams with Axial Loading Beams with Uniformly Distributed Load Beams with Combine Loads Plane Frames Three Dimensional Frames Timoshenko Beam Element

#### 8. Questions on Three Dimensional Problems in Stress Analysis

The section contains questions on finite element formulation and methods, stress calculations, mesh preparation, hexa hedral and higher order elements.

 Finite Element Formulation Stress Calculations Mesh Preparation Hexa Hedral Elements and Higher Order Elements Problem Modelling Frontal Method for Finite Element Method

#### 9. Questions & Answers on Scalar Field Problems

The section contains questions and answers on steady state heat transfer, torison, potential flow, seepage, electric fields and fluid flow ducts.

 Steady State Heat Transfer Torsion Potential Flow, Seepage, Electric & Magnetic Fields and Fluid Flow Ducts

#### 10. Questions on Dynamic Considerations

The section contains questions on dynamic considerations formulation, element mass matrices, eigen values and vectors evaluation, shafts critical speeds program, guyan reduction and rigid body modes.

 Dynamic Considerations Formulation Element Mass Matrices Evaluation of Eigen Values & Eigen Vectors Program for Determining Critical Speeds of Shafts Guyan Reduction Rigid Body Modes

#### 11. Questions & Answers on Pre Processing, Post Processing, Integral Formulations and Variational Methods

The section contains questions and answers on mesh generation, post processing, weighted integral forms, boundary value problems, approximation variational methods, mathematical concepts and formulae.

 Mesh Generation Post Processing Need for Weighted Integral Forms Mathematical Concepts and Formulae Weak Formulation of Boundary Value Problems Variational Methods of Approximation

#### 12. Questions on Second Order Boundary Value Problems

The section contains questions on finite element analysis basic steps and second order boundary value applications.

 Basic Steps of Finite Element Analysis Second Order Boundary Value Applications

#### 13. Questions & Answers on Bending of Beams

The section contains questions and answers on euler-bernoulli beam and frame elements, plane truss, constraint equations inclusion, timoshenko beam and frame elements.

 The Euler-Bernoulli Beam Element Plane Truss and Euler-Bernoulli Frame Elements The Timoshenko Beam and Frame Elements Inclusion of Constraint Equations

#### 14. Questions on Finite Element Error Analysis

The sections covers questions on approximation errors, errors measurements, convergence and accuracy of the solution.

 Approximation Errors Various Measures of Errors Convergence of Solution Accuracy of the Solution

#### 15. Questions & Answers on Eigen Value, Time Dependent Problems, Numerical Integration and Computer Implementation

The section contains questions and answers on eigen value and time dependent problems, isoparametric formulation, numerical integration, computer implementation and program fem1dv2 applications.

 Eigen Value Problems Time Dependent Problems Isoparametric Formulation and Numerical Integration Computer Implementation Applications of Computer Program FEM1DV2

#### 16. Questions on Single Variable Problems

The section contains questions on boundary value problems, mesh generation and imposition of boundary conditions, single variable problems applications, eigen value and time dependent problems.

#### 17. Questions & Answers on Interpolation Functions, Numerical Integration and Modelling Considerations

The section contains questions and answers on modelling considerations, elements library and interpolation functions.

#### 18. Questions on Plane Elasticity

The section contains questions on plane elasticity governing equations and weak formulations, finite element model, integrals evaluation, assembly, boundary and initial conditions.

#### 19. Questions & Answers on Flows of Viscous Incompressible Fluids

The section contains questions and answers on governing equations, preliminary comments, velocity pressure and penalty finite element models.

#### 20. Questions on Bending of Elastic Plates

The section contains questions on classical and shear deformable plate models, eigen values and time dependent problems.

 Classical Plate Model Shear Deformable Plate Model Eigen Values and Time Dependent Problems

#### 21. Questions & Answers on Computer Implementation and Weighted Residual for Three Dimensional Models

The section contains questions and answers on preprocessor, processor, computer program fem2dv2 applications, alternative formulations, non linear and three dimensional problems.

 Preprocessor Element Computation : Processor Applications of Computer Program FEM2DV2 Alternative Formulations Non Linear Problems Three Dimensional Problems

#### 22. Questions on Interpolation Functions for General Element Formulation

The section contains questions on compatibility and completeness requirements, polynomial forms, triangular and rectangular elements, isoparametric formulation, three dimensional and axis symmetric elements.

 Compatibility and Completeness Requirements Polynomial Forms Triangular Elements Rectangular Elements Three Dimensional Elements Isoparametric Formulation Axis Symmetric Elements

#### 23. Questions & Answers on Heat Transfer

The section contains questions and answers on one dimensional conduction, two dimensional heat transfer formulation, fins heat transfer, three dimensional heat transfer, axis symmetric and time dependent heat transfer.

 One Dimensional Conduction One Dimensional Conduction with Convection Two Dimensional Heat Transfer Formulation Two Dimensional Heat transfer Formulation with Heat Generation Heat Transfer in Fins Three Dimensional Heat Transfer Axis Symmetric Heat Transfer Time Dependent Heat Transfer

#### 24. Questions on Analysis of Shells & Bending of Thin Plates

The section contains questions on shell forces formulation, shell finite analysis, thin plates formulation, mindlin’s plate element, rectangular plate element with 12 and 16 dof.

 Formulation of Forces on Shell Finite Analysis on Shell Formulation of Thin Plates Rectangular Plate Element with 12 and 16 DOF Mindlin’s Plate Element

#### 25. Questions & Answers on Applications in Solid Mechanics

The section contains questions and answers on plane stress, plane strain, plane quadrilateral element, solids three dimensional stress analysis and torsion analysis, stress and strain computation.

 Plane Stress Plane Strain Plane Quadrilateral Element Three Dimensional Stress Analysis in Solids Stress and Strain Computation Torsion Analysis in Solids

#### 26. Questions on Computer Program, Standard Packages and Features

The section contains questions on commercial packages, finite element analysis programs, fea packages desirable and undesirable features.

 Commercial Packages Desirable and Undesirable Features of FEA Packages Programs of Finite Element Analysis
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