Readings

The textbook for this course was written by the instructor.
Textbook
Bathe, K. J. Finite Element Procedures. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall Inc., 1996.
Some Additional Literature
  • Clough, R. W., and J. Penzien. Dynamics of Structures. 2nd ed. NY: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1993.
  • Tedesco, J. W., W. G. McDougal, and C. A. Ross. Structural Dynamics: Theory and Applications. CA: Addison Wesley Longman Inc., 1999.
Reading Assignments
The reading requirements will be given in the lectures and will refer to the textbook Finite Element Procedures. We will primarily discuss the material in Chapters 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.