Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
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563. Linear Finite Element Analysis (3)
- Prerequisite: MAE 409A.
- Finite element(FE) forms of differential equations. Isoparametric concepts. Dynamic response of damped elastic structures, modal and direct integration analysis. Automatic mesh generation via solid modeling using IDEAS, automatic adaptation to popular software such as: STRUDL, NASTRAN, ANSYS, and ABAQUS. FE fluid flow and heat transfer analysis.
- (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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