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Finite Elements (ENME 701)

Offered By:  Engineering and Materials Science Faculty


  • Short review of mathematical basics (vectors, matrixes and tensor calculation, eigenvalue problems)
  • Formulations in finite element method, linear analysis in solid and structural mechanics (formulation of the displacement based finite element method, convergence of results)
  • Formulation and solution of isoparametric finite element matrices (formulation of one and two dimensional elements, formulation of structural elements, numerical integration, deviation of an element stiffness matrix)
  • Solution of equilibrium equations in dynamic analysis (direct integration methods, mode superposition, analysis of direct integration methods, solution of nonlinear equations in dynamic analysis)
  • Finite element analysis process in Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)


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