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Introduction to Finite and Spectral Element Methods using Matlab

C Pozrikidis

First Edition, 2005, Taylor & Francis/CRC

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Please note that a Second Edition is now available.

Why this book?

Several hundred books on finite element methods are available. This book is unique in the following ways:

Matlab Programs

This book is accompanied by the software library FSELIB

Errata

Page Please: Thanks to:
34 Equation (1.1.81): Insert a minus sign (-) after the second equal sign (=).
34 Five lines after (1.1.81): Modify to read: hTfinf/k
51 Second equaion in (1.3.22): Modify to read: P2(l) Diogo Bolster
77 Equation (1.4.34): Cross out the "2" from the denominator.
83 Seven lines before the end of the code: Modify to read: rhs(ne) = rhs(ne)+B11*f(ne)
87 Six lines from the bottom: Modify to read: "Ni,i Ni,i-1 and Ni,i+1"
87 LHS of the second equation in (1.5.12): Modify to read: "Ni,i-1"
87 LHS of the third equation in (1.5.12): Modify to read: "Ni,i+1"
97 Seven lines before the end of the code: Please cross out the minus (-) sign from the Robin line.
125
Nine lines from the bottom: insert "for n=1$ before the semi-colon (;).
Five lines from the bottom: insert "for n=1$ before the semi-colon (;).
138 Equations (2.1.1) and (2.1.2): Change the equation numbers to (2.1.33) and (2.1.34).
152 Seven lines from the bottom: Please change "Table 2.2.1." to "Table 2.2.2."
186 Nine lines from the bottom: Change "(a) Repeat (b)" to "(b) Repeat (a)"
191 Eighth line: Please change to read: for jp=1:ng-1
202 Equation (2.6.43): Change "144/7" to "144/5"
218 Eight lines from bottom: Change "(1.2.21)" to "(1.2.28)"
335 Four lines and two lines from bottom: Change to read: "shown in (4.3.59) and (4.3.60)"
436 Fourth line: Change "Figure 5.4.2" to "Figure 5.4.3"
376 Second line from bottom: Change "U=Gz" to "U=kz"
377 First and second lines: Change "G" to "k" in two places.
415 Line after equation (5.4.12): Add a "the" to read " defined by the position"
471 Second line: Change "2.1.2" to "3.1.2"
474 Problem 5.7.1: Change "1:5" to "5:1"
501 Problem 6.2.4: This should be "Problem 6.2.3"

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