Advanced finite element methods 781

Module code MEE 781
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content Non-linear statics: Overview of non-linear effects: geometric, material and boundary conditions. Continuum mechanics: tensors, indicial notation, deformation gradients, stress and strain measures, transformations and rotations, stress-strain relationships, constitutive models. Principles of virtual work. Solution methods: direct iteration, Newton methods, incremental/iterative procedures. Lagrange engineering strains. Large displacement finite element analysis of continua: total Lagrangian formulation. Small strain plasticity: Additive decomposition, flow rule, hardening laws, continuum and consistent tangents.
Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites MEE 780
Contact time 21 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 2

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