ME 404-504 Finite Element Applications in Engineering



       Course description: To familiarize the student with the procedures for solving differential equations using finite element methods. (3 credits)

       Pre-requisites: Engr 320 and Engr 350; Co-Req: ME 341 or instructor permission.


       Example 1: Truss problem solved with ABAQUS:

Analytical solution

FEA tutorial

       Introduction to meshes

       Example 2: Analysis of a plate with a hole

       Example 3: Loading-unloading of a plate with a hole using an elastic-plastic model

       Example 4: Simulation of a projectile impacting a plate using the Johnson-Cook plasticity-damage model

       Example 5: Stress intensity factor of a middle-tension specimen

       Example 6: Conduction heat transfer

       Example 7: 2D fluid flow through a pipe with an obstacle


       Homework 1

       Homework 2

       Homework 3

       Homework 4

       Homework 5

       Homework 6

       Homework 7