AE1007 FINITE ELEMENT METHOD 3 0 0 100
To introduce the concept of numerical analysis of structural components
1. INTRODUCTION 4
Review of basic analysis – Stiffness and Flexibility matrix for simple cases – Governing equation and convergence criteria of
finite element method.
2. DISCRETE ELEMENTS 12
Bar, Frame, beam elements – Application to static, dynamic and stability analysis.
3. CONTINUUM ELEMENTS 10
Various types of 2-D-elements Application to plane stress, plane strain and axisymmetric problems.
4. ISOPARAMETRIC ELEMENTS 10
Applications to two and three-dimensional problems.
5. FIELD PROBLEM 9
Applications to other field problems like heat transfer and fluid flow.
TOTAL : 45
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