Finite Element Analysis

AER E 525 XW Cross Listed: E M


Course Description

Variational and weighted residual approach to finite element equations. Emphasis on two- and three-dimensional problems in solid mechanics. Isoparametric element formulation, higher order elements, numerical integration, imposition of constraints and penalty, convergence, and other more advanced topics. Use of two- and three-dimensional computer programs. Dynamic and vibrational problems, eigenvalues, and time integration. Introduction to geometric and material nonlinearities.

3 credits

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Instructor Contact

Thomas J Rudolphi
rudolphi@iastate.edu
515-294-0095

Registration Information

Course Dept
AER E
Course Number
525
Section
XW
Credit Hours
3
Semester
Spring 2017
Dates
Jan 9 - May 5
Prerequisites
E M 425, MATH 385
Max Enrollment
50
Delivery Fee
$390.00 *
* Delivery Fee is additional to Tuition & Fees.

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