Finite Element Analysis

Course Name: 

ME 800 Finite Element Analysis


M.Tech (Manufacturing Engineering)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Basic concepts, Finite elements formulation using elastic continuum displacement approach, Generalization of the finite element concepts-weighted residual and variational approaches. Element types, iso-parametric formulation, numerical integration, Automatic mesh generation schemes. Application to structural mechanics problems: plane stress and plane strains, Axi-symmetric stress analysis, three dimensional stress analyses, bending of beams and plates. Introduction to non-linear problems, finite element analysis of coupled problems.


Rao S. S. “Finite Elements Method in Engineering”- 4th Edition, Elsevier, 2006. P Seshu, “Textbook of Finite Element Analysis”-PHI, 2004. J.N.Reddy, “Finite Element Method”- McGraw -Hill International Edition.2004 Cook R. D., “Concepts and Application of Finite Elements Analysis”- 4th Edition, Wiley & Sons, 2003.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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