__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 problem solved with ABAQUS:

· 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

· Project