LMU120 LMU120 Applied finit element analysis lp1 HT20 (7.5 hp)
Course is offered by the department of Industrial and Materials Science
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Applying knowledge of how the finite element method (FEM) can be used as an engineering tool for the calculation of stresses and deformations in different mechanical designs.
- understand that the emphasis of the course is placed on skills FEM modeling and use of a FEM software. Less emphasis is placed on the theoretical background of FIVE.
- to participate constructively in the discussions on a model's limitations, and a computational application or solution quality.
- will learn the concepts required to hold discussions on the FE calculation results.
- able to explain the differences between solids, shells and two-dimensional numerical models.
- applying knowledge of matrix formulated displacement method, matrix formulated stiffness formulation and one-dimensional bar elements.
- applying advanced knowledge of multiaxial stress state and calculations of effective stresses.
- should be well acquainted with the work methodology when linear FE analysis is used as a tool to determine the stresses and deformations in statically loaded structures.
- must be able to perform analyzes for combined thermal and mechanical loads, using symmetry, modeling the distribution of load and boundary conditions, and to identify and develop a basis for the evaluation of the solution quality.
- be acquired experience of group work and technical report writing.
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