Finite Element Methods
Shape functions and generalized displacements. Assemblage of elements, Convergence criteria. Triangular, rectangular and quadrilateral elements in plane stress and strain. Isoparamentric formulations. General Solids. Hexahedral and tetrahedral elements. Flexure in plates. General solids. Natural Coordinates. Special applications in blast mitigation design. Computer codes.
Same as CE 422
3 credits. Prerequisite: CE 322 or ME 300
Course Code: EID 422