Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620526
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AYEGL ASKAN GNDOAN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Review of matrix algebra and calculus of variations. Variation and Galerkin formulations. Formulation of second and fourth-order boundary value problems. Elasticity, plate bending and shell elements. Area and isoparametric coordinates. Numerically integrated elements. Implementation of general purpose finite element computer programs. Eigenvalue and time dependent problems. Nonlinear analysis. (R)