Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Engineering: 9501 Finite Element Analysis with Engineering Applications Instructor: Dr. Seshu M.R. Adluri Office: EN 3044 (S.J. Carew Bldg.) Contact: 2:00-3:00 p.m., Monday & Wednesday Course Outline: Introduction Quick review of basic concepts Review of matrix concepts such as differentiation, solutions, etc., Springs, deformations, equilibrium, strain energy, total potential, minimization, basic relationships between displacements, deformations, strains, stresses, forces, etc. Basics of Stiffness Formulation Direct stiffness method and flexibility method Direct Development of Bars, Beams, pipe flow, heat transfer, electrical and other 1-D elements. Automated Analysis Implementation issues, modeling concepts, numerical techniques, error analysis Computer implementation, Labs Variational, Equilibrium and Potential Energy formulations Introduction to variational principles and examples for multivariable systems Solid mechanics problems -governing equations and matrix methods Field problems Solution techniques Rayleigh-Ritz, Galerkin and other methods Higher Order Elements Two dimensional elements Problems in Solid mechanics, Heat transfer and Fluids Iso-parametric formulations Introduction to 3-D elements, dynamics, etc. Introduction to Non-linear Analysis Assessment Procedure: Assignments 10% Midterm Examination I 20% Term Paper / Project 20% Final Examination 50% References: Bathe, K-J., 1996. "Finite Element Procedures," Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Logan, D.L., 2010. "A First Course in the Finite Element Method," Fourth Ed., Thomson Pub. Co. Reddy, J.N., 1993. "An Introduction to the Finite Element Method," Second Ed., McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, NY. Segerlind, L.J., “Applied Finite Element Analysis,” Wiley Publ. Additional references might be given during class.

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