About the author
Dr. Louis Komzsik is a graduate of the Technical University of Budapest, and
the E¨otv¨os L´or´and University, Hungary. He has been working in the industry
for more than 40 years. He is currently the chief numerical analyst in the
Oﬃce of Architecture and Technology at Siemens PLM Software.
Dr. Komzsik is the author of the NASTRAN Numerical Methods Handbook
ﬁrst published by MSC in 1987. His book, The Lanczos Method, published
by SIAM, has also been translated into Japanese, Korean, and Hungarian.
His book, Computational Techniques of Finite Element Analysis, published
by CRC Press, is in its second edition, and his Approximation Techniques for
Engineers was published by Taylor & Francis in 2006. He is also the coauthor
of the book Computational Techniques of Rotor Dynamics with the Finite El-
ement Method, published by Taylor & Francis in 2012.