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19M071AMK - The finite element method algorithms in engineering

Course specification
Course title The finite element method algorithms in engineering
Acronym 19M071AMK
Study programme
Module
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition None.
    The goal Familiarization with basic algorithms in analysis of engineering problems using the finite element method.
    The outcome Gain knowledge and understanding of theoretical backgrounds of numerical analysis in engineering. Acquire capability to formulate algorithms and write software for modeling of engineering problems using the finite element method. Acquire proficiency in efficient and competent modeling and simulation of typical engineering problems using the finite element method.
    Contents
    Contents of lectures Discretization of typical differential equations in engineering problems. Scalar and vector finite elements. Coordinate transformations. Imposing the boundary conditions. Spatial discretization (meshing). Discretization in the time domain. Linear systems solving. Hybridization with other methods. Examples of applications in mechanics, civil engineering, fluid dynamics and heat transfer.
    Contents of exercises Practical computer-based asignements and student projects.
    Literature
    1. J. N. Reddy, Introduction to the Finite Element Method 4E, McGraw-Hill, 2018.
    2. Z. Chen, The Finite Element Method, Its Fundamentals and Applications in Engineering, World Scientific, 2011.
    3. J. M. Jin and D. J. Riley, Finite Element Analysis of Antennas and Arrays, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2009.
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    2 2
    Methods of teaching Lectures and practical computational analysis assignments.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures Test paper
    Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 30
    Projects 40
    Colloquia
    Seminars