Course: stability/finite element method

Course no. :n/a
ECTS credits:5
Lecturer(s):Prof. Dr.-Ing. A. Valdivia
Available: winter term summer term
Course type:Lecture/practical exercises
Exam type:Written e. 2h or oral examine
Exam requirements:Knowledge of modelling of structural mechanics problems using
stiffness matrices of truss and beam.
Knowledge of calculating displacements and forces.
Basic knowledge of the triangular membrane element and of plane stress conditions.
Objectives:Knowledge of stiffness matrices, boundary conditions and symmetry for
the modelling in structural mechanics using FEM. Understanding of the inner structure
of stiffness matrices and of the process of solving the entire system.
Knowledge of FEM-Modells for stationary temperature fields.
Course contents:Models of truss and beam, analysis of beams and frameworks,
principle of virtual displacements, triangular membrane element.
FEM-analysis for stationary temperature fields.
Literature:Peter Steinke: Finite-Elemente-Methode, Springer Verlag
available in modul:2 - technical specialization module in semester 9
_ 2. technical specialization module master mechanical engineering in semester 9
stability/finite element method in semester 9