Best Reference Books – Finite Element Methods in Geotechnical Engineering

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

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1. “Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis” by Robert D Cook

Book Review: The book contains all the latest developments made in the field of structural mechanics. The book covers highly specialized techniques and mathematical concepts in the field of finite element analysis. The book explains both the basic concepts as well as the advanced techniques in the field of finite element analysis. The book also contains a separate chapter on finite element method that demonstrates how continuous system is used for analysis simplification.

2. “Introduction to the Finite Element Method: A Numerical Method for Engineering Analysis” by C S Desai and J F Abel
3. “Finite Element Method” by O C Zienkiewicz and R L Taylor

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Book Review: This book provides an introduction to the basic concepts of the finite element method and also focuses entirely on linear programming. The book also contains updated information related to masonry and concrete dams. The book also discusses the concepts of cavitation, aeration, gate vibration, risk analysis, contingency planning, wave power generation and many more. The book teaches many concepts related to finite element method and provides state of the art reference base to the subject.

4. “Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Methods” by Franz Roters

“Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Methods” Book Review: The book presents all the major aspects of plasticity modeling. It begins with a clear description of fundamentals of plasticity and features topics like plastic deformation, continuum mechanics, and finite element methods. Moving on, all the important concepts and topics related to crystal plasticity finite element methods are discussed in detail. The topics like constitutive laws, phase transformations, texture methods, continuum approaches, and damage mechanisms are thoroughly explained. To give better practical knowledge and relatable content to the readers many applications of finite element methods in microstructure and macrostructure mechanics are mentioned. The chapters consist of several examples, figures, and graphs. The book will be suitable for the mechanical engineers and researchers working in the field of finite element method.

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5. “The Finite Element Method in Engineering” by Singiresu S Rao

“The Finite Element Method in Engineering” Book Review: The book will be useful for the students of mechanical, structural, civil, and aerospace engineering. It will be equally important for the professional engineers and practicing engineers of the preceding fields. It begins with a clear introduction to finite element methods and highlights all the major concepts and procedures underlying it. The topics like discretization of the domain, interpolation models, higher order and isoparametric elements, element matrices and vectors, basic equations of fluid mechanics, and inviscid and irrotational flows are discussed in detail. The chapters based on solution techniques of finite element equations, quasi-harmonic equations, Helmhotz equations, and Reynolds equations are included in this text. The book contains several examples and each chapter ends with a bunch of exercises. The book highlights the applications of finite element methods in Matlab, Ansys, and Abaqus.

6. “Finite Element Method: Basic Technique and Implementation” by John N Rossettos

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“Finite Element Method: Basic Technique and Implementation” Book Review: The book aims in highlighting the major areas and fields of structural mechanics and elasticity. It is written from both theoretical as well as practical perspective and hence fills the void between mathematical foundations and practical applications. The chapters of this book cover all the important topics along with the several numerical techniques for dealing with large systems of equations. The book presents the applications of finite element methods in applied mathematics, continuum mechanics, engineering, and physics. The content of this text is supported with a number of examples, problems, and exercises. The book will be suitable for students and professionals related to finite element methods.

7. “The Finite Element Method in Structural Engineering” by Gangan Prathap

“The Finite Element Method in Structural Engineering” Book Review: The objective of this book is to present the design of robust along with the accurate elements for applications in struc­tural mechanics. The principles of structural mechanics as well as finite element technology are clearly mentioned. The book begins with an introduction of finite element methods and covers topics like shear flexible beam elements, simple curved beam elements, non-uniform mapping, quadratic beam element, and general curved beam element. The later section of this text describes plane stress elements, plate elements, brick elements, shell elements, varying modulus, and initial stress/strain elements in detail. The book will be an excellent resource for the students of structural engineering.

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8. “FINITE ELEMENT METHODS” by R DHANARAJ
9. “Introduction to the Finite Element Method” by J N Reddy

“Introduction to the Finite Element Method” Book Review: The book aims in presenting the role of finite element methods in the professional world. The chapters of this book are well-structured and present an elemental approach to the formulation and analysis of differential and integral equations in different forms for their use in finite element methods. The book contains vast theory and states the applications of finite element methods in various engineering areas. The chapters of this contain several examples, problems, and exercises for self-study and self-assessment of the readers. The book will be useful for the courses in finite element method for under-graduating and graduating students of engineering.

10. “Finite Element Methods for Engineering Sciences: Theoretical Approach and Problem Solving Techniques” by Joel Chaskalovic

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“Finite Element Methods for Engineering Sciences: Theoretical Approach and Problem Solving Techniques” Book Review: The book is written from theoretical as well as practical point of view and highlights the mathematical tools, techniques, and concepts underlying in finite element methods. The chapters of this book cover all the major topics related to finite elements, variational formulations, deformable solid body mechanics, strength of materials, and nonlinear problems. A chapter based on tensor calculus using distribution theory is added in this text. The book will be a guide for analyzing and dealing with various practical problems in science and engineering. The topics featured in this book are supported by illustrative figures, problems, and exercises. To give better practical knowledge and relatable content to the readers many worked examples and applications of finite element methods are described in this book.

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