Finite Elements in Mechanics I
Course Number: 12-755
The basic theory and applications of the finite element method in mechanics are presented.
Development of the FEM as a Galerkin method for
Applications to second-order steady problems, including heat conduction, elasticity, convective transport, viscous flow, and others.
Introduction to advanced topics, including fourth-order equations, time dependence, and nonlinear problems.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or consent of instructor