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AEE464 APPLICATION OF FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS IN AEROSPACE STRUCTURES

Course Code: 5720464
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERCAN GRSES
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5720264
The course set above should be completed before taking AEE464 APPLICATION OF FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS IN AEROSPACE STRUCTURES .

Course Content

Introduction to finite element analysis. One dimensional elements and computational procedures. 1D FE code development. Finite element form of Rayleigh Ritz Method. General derivation of element stiffness matrix. Interpolation and shape functions. Application of FE software MSC Nastran in aerospace structural analysis.