Engineering - Course - Advanced Finite Element Method

  • Course Code: CVLE720
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.)
  • Course Type: Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (SAGE)

Course Description

Formulation of the finite element method: Displacement based finite element method, Convergence of analysis results, incompatible and mixed finite element models. Finite element nonlinear analysis: incremental equations of motion, displacement formulation for large deformations, structural elements, use of constitutive relation, contact conditions. Solution of equilibrium equations in static analysis: direct solutions, iterative solution methods, solution of nonlinear equations, Equilibrium equations in dynamic analysis: direct integration method, mode superposition, analysis of direct integration method, solution of non-linear equations in dynamic analysis.