Daryl Logan's clear and easy to understand text provides a thorough treatment of the finite element method and how to apply it to solve practical physical problems in engineering. Concepts are presented simply, making it understandable for students of all levels of experience. The first edition of this book enjoyed considerable success and this new edition includes a chapter on plates and plate bending, along with additional homework exercise. All examples in this edition have been updated to Algor? Release 12.Logan, Daryl L. is the author of 'First Course in the Finite Element Method Using Algor', published 2000 under ISBN 9780534380687 and ISBN 0534380689.