J.N. Reddy’s, An Introduction to the Finite Element Method, third edition is an update of some of the popular FEM textbooks to be had. The book retains its strong conceptual approach, clearly examining the mathematical underpinnings of FEM, and providing a general approach of engineering application areas.
Known for its detailed, carefully selected example problems and extensive collection of homework problems, the writer has comprehensively covered a variety of engineering areas making the book approriate for all engineering majors, and underscores the big variety of use FEM has in the professional world.
A supplementary text Internet site situated at http://www.mhhe.com/reddy3e comprises password-secure solutions to end-of-chapter problems, general textbook information, supplementary chapters on the FEM1D and FEM2D computer programs, and more!