Introduction to FEM

FEM examples
Updated Thu, 17 Jun 2021 14:17:19 +0000

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Solving several BVP's (1D , 2D, 3D (linear & quadratic elements) with use of very basic FEM techniques.

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Peter van Alem (2024). Introduction to FEM (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

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Created with R2020b
Compatible with R2018b and later releases
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Version Published Release Notes

Added 1D non-linear and 2D potential flow examples. The stl-imports are redundant now.


Added 1D Robin boundary example, cleanup of code.


Cleaned up code, added several different FEM examples, some using the pde toolbox extensively, some not.

Added some documentation + minor changes

File update

Extended with 1D example, 2D heat equation
Cantilever beam expanded with quadratic elements