FEM for Geotechnical Engineers (GT804)

Course Name: 

FEM for Geotechnical Engineers (GT804)

Programme: 

M.Tech (Geotechnical Engineering)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Introduction; Single element - various shapes, displacement models, isoparametric elements, stresses and strains, stiffness matrices; The overall problem - an assemblage of elements; Techniques for nonlinear analysis; Application of FEM to soil and rock mechanics

References: 

1. Desai, C.S. & Abel, J.F., Introduction to Finite Element Method, CBS Publishers. 2. Gudehus, R.D., Finite Element in Geomechanics, John Wiley.

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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