Online Courses

CEE 570 - Finite Element Methods

Summer 2018

Course Description

This course covers theory and application of the finite element method; stiffness matrices for triangular, quadrilateral, and isoparametric elements; two- and three-dimensional elements; algorithms necessary for the assembly and solution; direct stress and plate bending problems for static, nonlinear buckling and dynamic load conditions; displacement, hybrid, and mixed models together with their origin in variational methods.

Credit Hours

4 hours

Prerequisites

Undergraduate degree and a course in Structural Mechanics (CEE 471).

Subject Area

Civil and Environmental Engineering