Academic Catalog

ME413 INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSI

Course Code: 5690413
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. SHA ORAL
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Review of basic laws of continuum. Variational and weighted residual methods. Element type. Interpolation function. Boundary conditions. Transformation and assembly of element matrices. Solution methods and accuracy. Examples from solid mechanics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics.