Finite element methods 780

Module code MEE 780
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content Stress and the differential equilibrium equation. Isoparametric formulation. Numerical integration. Reduced integration. Convergence, stability and accuracy. The Patch test. Membrane elements: assumed stress mixed interpolations. 3-D elements. Error estimates and mesh refinement. Sensitivity analysis.
Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites A working knowledge of MATLAB/OCTAVE or FORTRAN77
Contact time 21 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Mechanical and Aeronautical En
Period of presentation Semester 1

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