Engineering - Course - Finite Element Method

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  • Course Code: CVLE604
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.)
  • Course Type: Structural and Geotechnical Engineering (SAGE)

Course Description

Fundamentals. Structure idealization and discretization. Selection of approximating (shape) functions, deriving the element equation. System equation. Condensation of stiffness matrix. Boundary conditions and solving techniques. Applications in frames, thin plates, bending shear walls, shell structures, and dams. Buckling, plasticity problems, and structural dynamics. Computer implementation. Introduction to model similarity. Finite strip method.