

General FEA Theory, Numerical Methods


 Bathe, K.J., "Finite Element Procedures", 1996
[STI: very good intro FEA book, has good intro section on nonlinearities as well.]
 Cook, R.D., Malkus, D.S., Plesha, M.E., "Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis", 3rd ed, 1989
[STI: good intro FEA book, easier reading than Bathe.]
 Patankar, S.V., "Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow", 1980
[STI: very good text on CFD and heat transfer, finite difference methods]
 Crisfield, M.A., "Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Structures", Vol. 1, 1991 and Vol. 2, 1997
[STI: very good text on structural nonlinearities]
 Belytschko, T., Liu W.K., Moran B., "Nonlinear Finite Elements for Continua and Structures", 2000
 Wriggers, P., "Computational Contact Mechanics, 2nd ed, 2006
 Laursen, T. A., "Computational Contact and Impact Mechanics", 2003


Structural Dynamics


 Hurty, W.C., Rubinstein, M.F., "Dynamics of Structures", 1964
[STI: very useful book on dynamics, uses matrix methods, so easily extendable to FEA]
 Thomson, W.T., Dahleh, M.D., "Theory of Vibration with Applications", 5th ed, 1998


Heat and Mass Transfer


 Holman, J.P., "Heat Transfer", 8th ed, 1997
[STI: good heat transfer text]
 Incropera, F.P., DeWitt, D.P., "Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer", 4th ed, 1996
[STI: good heat transfer text]
 White, F.M., "Fluid Mechanics", 4th ed, 1999
[STI: good fluid dynamics text]
 Welty, J.R., Wicks, C.E., Wilson, R.E., "Fundamentals of Momentum, Heat, and Mass Transfer", 3rd ed, 1984


Materials


 Lemaitre, J., Chaboche, J.L., "Mechanics of Solid Materials", 1994
[STI: very thorough text on materials]
 Dowling, N.E., "Mechanical Behavior of Materials", 2nd ed, 1999
[STI: good text on materials, easy reading]
 Treloar, L.R.G., "The Physics of Rubber Elasticity", 1958
[STI: great reference on rubber elasticity]
 Ogden, R.W., "Nonlinear Elastic Deformations", 1997
 Simo, J.C., Hughes, T.J.R., "Computational Inelasticity", 2004
 Kojic, M., Bathe, K.J., "Inelastic Analysis of Solids and Structures", 2004


Acoustics


 Kinsler, L.E., Frey, A.R., Coppens, A.B., Sanders, J.V., "Fundamentals of Acoustics", 3rd ed., 1982
[STI: good intro text on acoustics]
 Pierce, A.D., "Acoustics: An Introduction to Its Physical Principles and Applications", 1991
[STI: good intro text on acoustics]
 Morse, P.M., Ingard, K.U., "Theoretical Acoustics", 1968
[STI: very good overall text on acoustics; for me, it's a bit tough but very worthwhile reading]


Electronics Packaging


 Christiansen, D., "Electronics Engineers' Handbook", 4th ed., 1996
[STI: good, thorough text. Can think of it as a "Mark's Handbook" for Electronics]
 Steinberg, D.S., "Cooling Techniques for Electronic Equipment", 2nd ed., 1991
[STI: A must for electronics packaging, thermal issues]
 Steinberg, D.S., "Vibration Analysis for Electronic Equipment", 2nd ed., 1988
[STI: A must for electronics packaging, structural issues, mainly related for military applications  shock & vibe, etc.]



