__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.

· **Syllabus**

· **Example 1:
Truss,** analytical, FEA-ABAQUS

· **Example 2:** **Unstructured and structured meshes**

· **Example 3: Plate with a hole in a tensile field –
elastic case**

· **Example 4: Plate with a
hole in a tensile field – elastic plastic case**

· **Example 5:** **Aluminum plate impacted by a steel
projectile**

· **Example 6: Stress intensity factor – Single edge
cracked tension specimen**

· **Example 7: Conduction heat transfer**

· **Example 8:** **Fluid flow analysis**

· **Project ; alternate
(assigned theme) project**

· **Exam 1**

· **Exam 2**