Basic Equations of Solid Mechanics – Review of equilibrium conditions, Strain displacement relations, Stress Strain relations, Principle of Virtual work & Stationery potential energy and variational formulation. Approximate methods – RayleighRitz, Weighted residual (Galerkin) and finite difference methods (examples on plates) – Finite Element Method: Displacement model-Shape functions-Lagrange and serendipity elements, Element properties – Isoparametric elements – numerical integration, technique, Assemblage of elements and solution techniques for static analysis. -Analysis of framed Structures – 2D and 3D truss and beam elements and applications. Analysis of plane stress/strain and axisymmetric solids triangular, quadrilateral and isoparametric elements, incompatible models. Three dimensional stress analysis – Isoparametric eight and twenty noded elements. Finite element programming and FEA Software.