Mechanical Engineering

(Me En-CE En) Linear Finite Element Methods

(Me En-CE En) Linear Finite Element Methods
Linear static finite element analysis of elastic solids; problem formulation, finite element discretization, and equation solving; stability, interpolation theory, and error estimates. Introduction to underlying continuum mechanics principles. Isogeometric analysis as a generalization of classical finite element analysis; basic principles of analysis-suitable computational geometry.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesME EN 372; or CE EN 321
Course Outcomes: 

Linear Finite Element Methods

By the end of this course students will be able to correctly apply linear finite element methods in their engineering profession.