Introduction to Finite Element Methods

Introduction to Finite Element MethodsHours: 2 1 3

Introduction; stress analysis by FEM; direct stiffness method, energy, variational principles and Ritz method; co-ordinate transformation; isoparametric formulation; solution of Eigenvalue, boundary value, discretized time dependent problems.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course