Best Reference Books – Advance Finite Element Methods

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Finite Element Methods subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Finite Element Methods along with reviews.

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1. “Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis” by Nam-Ho Kim

“Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis” Book Review: This book contains the important concepts of nonlinear finite element analysis procedures. It explains the theories and the methods to apply the concepts to solving practical engineering problems. The book focuses on nonlinear elasticity, elastoplasticity, and contact problems. Four programs are used – ANSYS, NASTRAN, ABAQUS, and MATLAB. Methods for students to develop their individual programs are also provided. This book is very useful for beginners or students learning FEA.

2. “Advanced Topics in Finite Element Analysis of Structures: With Mathematica and MATLAB Computations” by M Asghar Bhatti

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“Advanced Topics in Finite Element Analysis of Structures: With Mathematica and MATLAB Computations” Book Review: This book contains theory as well as experimental and hands-on methods of learning FEA through mathematics and MATLAB exercises. It provides all the prerequisites needed to learn all the topics, and it is useful for beginners and students. It contains many problems of nonlinearity, contact problems, beam elements, elastic solids, etc. It also explains multifield formulations for beam and elastic elements.

3. “Advanced Finite Element Method in Structural Engineering” by Yu-Qiu Long and Song Cen

“Advanced Finite Element Method in Structural Engineering” Book Review:
This book introduces theoretical achievements and their applications in the fields of structural engineering and computational mechanics. The book also shows the new strategies for avoiding difficulties that already exist in traditional FEM. It explains the generalised conforming theories all in extreme detail, for example – thin plate, thick plate, laminated composite plates, etc. It also talks about the analysis of piezoelectric laminated composite plates, membrane and shell elements, etc.

4. “Advanced Finite Element Methods and Applications (Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics)” by Thomas Apel and Olaf Steinbach

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“Advanced Finite Element Methods and Applications (Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics)” Book Review: This book is very useful for engineers, practitioners, and students alike. It sheds light on the recent aspects of FEM and its applications. It includes topics like domain decomposition, multilevel methods, boundary element methods, etc. It also explains eigenvalue problems related to partial differential equations. It is useful even in electrical engineering and optics, as well as in solid mechanics.

5. “Metal Forming and the Finite-Element Method (Oxford Series on Advanced Manufacturing)” by Shiro Kobayashi and Soo-Ik Oh

“Metal Forming and the Finite-Element Method (Oxford Series on Advanced Manufacturing)” Book Review: This book has many well researched topics explained in detail. It is very useful for graduate and research students in the field of metal forming. It is also applicable to engineers applying FEM to their metal forming processes. This book contains all the advances in modern metal forming technology as well as their relation to the computer aided design and engineering of the finite element method.

6. “Advanced Applied Finite Element Methods” by Carl T F Ross

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“Advanced Applied Finite Element Methods” Book Review: This book is very useful for senior undergraduates, graduates and engineers. It merges all the information on applied mechanics and finite element methods. It contains all the basic concepts and theorems involved, like the discrete system, field problems, etc. It also explains the in-plane quadrilateral elements as well as mathematical modelling. It has many examples and solved problems along with practice problems.

7. “Higher-Order Finite Element Methods (Studies in Advanced Mathematics)” by Pavel Solin and Karel Segeth

“Higher-Order Finite Element Methods (Studies in Advanced Mathematics)” Book Review: This book has a good mixture of equations and formulae, tying up the mathematical aspect to the finite element methods. This book also provides a thorough explanation of how to construct an hp finite element computer program. It contains all the recent topics of finite element theory. It also has many applications that are well explained. It is very useful for researchers, lecturers, practitioners and numerical functional analysts.

8. “Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials using Abaqus” by Ever J Barbero

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“Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials using Abaqus” Book Review: This book is easy to follow and is essential for any academic in the area of ​​solid mechanics. It includes topics that students, engineers, and researchers from different fields can find very interesting and useful. It contains both theory and applications using the finite element method. Abaqus-based examples are used for the reinforcement of the theory and concepts, and are taught using step by step explanations and python scripts. It contains chapters on modeling the failure and post-failure behavior of composite structures. Every chapter has examples based on the theory explained.

9. “Smoothed Finite Element Methods” by G R Liu and Nguyen Thoi Trung

“Smoothed Finite Element Methods” Book Review: This book explains all the prerequisites like the background material, basic equations, and an abstracted version of the FEM. Then it goes on to explain the modeling procedure, fundamental principles, error assessment matters, and the construction of S-FEM models. It explains S FEM in detail with edge based, node based, cell based, face based, etc. This book combines the computational methods and numerical techniques along with many numerical examples and solved problems.

10. “Harmonic Balance Finite Element Method: Applications in Nonlinear Electromagnetics and Power Systems” by Junwei Lu and Xiaojun Zhao

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“Harmonic Balance Finite Element Method: Applications in Nonlinear Electromagnetics and Power Systems” Book Review: This book explores the practical electrical and electronic nonlinear field. It acts as a reference book for researchers, power engineers and students of applied electromagnetics analysis. It contains the solutions to nonlinear electric power related problems. It includes many examples, solved problems and solutions to many problems that are difficult. It includes Matlab examples as well. This book helps to learn about finite element problems and their applications in the nonlinear electromagnetic and power systems field.

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