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.