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Introduction

  • Andreas ÖchsnerEmail author
  • Resam Makvandi
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Abstract

This chapter shortly introduces the context of the finite element method and common teaching approaches. Furthermore, we motivate our choice for a free computer algebra system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringEsslingen University of Applied SciencesEsslingen am NeckarGermany
  2. 2.Institute of MechanicsOtto von Guericke University MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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