Finite Element Analysis
ME 55100/ 3 Cr.
Concepts of finite elements methods; formulations for different engineering problems and their applications. Variational methods, the finite element concept, and applications in stress analysis, dynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer.
Primary Track: Solid Mechanics & CAE, Fluid & Thermal Sciences, Materials, Biomechanics, Design
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: No
Prerequisite: ME 26201 or EEN 26201, ME 27200
Graduate standing or consent of instructor.
Finite Element Analysis: Theory and Application with ANSYS, Moaveni, Pearson, 4th or later Edition
- Derive the finite element equations for different boundary- and initial-boundary-value problems
- Use partial-differential equation concepts, variational principles, and interpolation theories to derive finite element models
- Develop finite element algorithms for steady and transient problems
- Use finite element codes for modeling of problems encountered in various branches of engineering and sciences
- Analyze and evaluate the solution of finite element codes
- Make error analysis and checks to verify accuracy of the finite element solutions
- Code finite element programs with minimum extra training
- Apply the method to problems in their specific field of study
- Variational formulation of boundary and initial boundary value problems
- Finite element formulation and analysis of one-dimensional problems
- Computer implementation of the finite element method
- Finite element formulation and analysis of two-dimensional problems with single and multi-variables
- Computer applications using the finite element computer program ANSYS