If you'd like to speak with me please set up an ad hoc appointment via e-mail (pkrysl AT ucsd.edu). My office is located in the SME building, (at the intersection of Russell and Lyman Lane, access from Lyman Lane, fourth floor), room # SME445F.

Finite element textbook with Abaqus and Python

The Finite element textbook with Abaqus and Python is available for download at this location. The older versions are still available at this locations as well.

Finite Element textbook Abaqus+Matlab

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Inverted classroom

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         SE 101B: Mechanics II: Dynamics: Winter 2001

         SE 207: Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Structural Analysis: Spring 2001, 2002, 2003

         SE 121: Numerical Methods in Engineering: Fall 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

         SE 131: Finite Element Analysis: Winter 2002-2016

         SE 102: Numerical, computational, and graphical tools: Winter 2003

         SE 130A: Structural Analysis I

         SE 130B: Structural Analysis II (Matrix analysis)

         SE 101C: Vibrations: Summer 2015

         SE 277: Error control in Finite Element Analysis: Spring 2010, 2011

         SE 273: Inelasticity: Spring 2013, 2014, 2015

         SE 233: Computational Techniques in Finite Element Analysis: Fall 2015, 2016



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