nature of mathematical modeling
Sam Calisch

Problems 9.1, 9.2

For this week's problems, I used SymPy in an IPython notebook. The notebook is linked here and HTML generated through nbconvert is here.


Calculating finite element matrix entries for linear hat functions and Hermite polynomial fuctions.


Use Hermite polynomial shape functions to numerically solve the beam bending equation.

MAS.864 2014