Robert D. Cook

Professor Emeritus

3350 Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 262-0958
cook@engr.wisc.edu

Primary Affiliation:
Engineering Physics


Profile Summary

Professor Cook's research interests are in stress analysis, structural mechanics and computational mechanics, especially finite element methods (which are used for approximate numerical analysis of various problems of continua). He is well known for his textbooks on finite element methods and advanced mechanics of materials.

 

 

 

Education

  • PhD 1963, Applied Mechanics, University of Illino

Research Interests

  • finite element methods
  • structural mechanics
  • stress analys

Profile Summary

Professor Cook\'s research interests are in stress analysis, structural mechanics and computational mechanics, especially finite element methods (which are used for approximate numerical analysis of various problems of continua). He is well known for his textbooks on finite element methods and advanced mechanics of materials.

 

 

 


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