ME 549/CE 546 Finite Element Analysis

 

           

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

       Prerequisites: ME 341 Intermediate Mechanics of Materials or CE 342 Theory of Structures.

       Syllabus

       Homework 1-solutions

       Homework 2-solutions

       Homework 3-solutions

       Homework 4-solutions

       Example problem 7.1

       Example problem 8.2

       Project 1- solutions

       Exam 1 - solutions

       Exam 2 - solutions

       Final Exam - solutions

       ABAQUS handouts

FEA introduction

ABAQUS visualization steps

Introduction to plate with hole problem

Plate with hole problem

Conduction heat transfer problem

       Fortran files

matrix operations

matrix-operations-output

subroutine-example

matrix inverse

utility subroutines

file-to-matrix

matrix_allocatable

       FEA code:

code

Input files: constraints, element_stiffness, elements, forces, nodes

Output file