1D Finite Element Method (FEM) Example
Updated 10 Feb 2014
A 1D FEM example is provided to teach the basics of using FEM to solve PDEs. The provided PDF tutorial covers:
1. The basic concepts of the finite element method (FEM).
2. How FEM is applied to solve a simple 1D partial differential equation (PDE).
3. The provided Matlab files.
The provided Matlab files may serve as a starting point for anyone writing a 1D FEM code. Extending the code to multi-dimensions follows the same principles.
References: (1) http://mathworld.wolfram.com/FiniteElementMethod.html
Cheuk (2023). 1D Finite Element Method (FEM) Example (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/45461-1d-finite-element-method-fem-example), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
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