Finite Element Method

Institution:
Middle East Technical University
Specialization:
EE - Earthquake Engineering
Term:
Spring 2018
Teacher(s):
HALUK SUCUOĞLU, SINAN AKKAR, AHMET YAKUT
Credits:
8
Date (from - to):
01/02/2018 – 31/07/2018

Summary of Direct Methods for Solving Discrete Systems. Basic Concepts in Variational Formulation of Boundary-value Problems. Ritz and Galerkin direct methods. Weak formulation of general boundary value problems. Finite element formulation of second and fourth-order boundary value problems. Applications to solid mechanics problems. Extension of the formulations to higher dimensional problems: elasticity problems. Isoparametric elements and numerical integration. Implementation of general purpose finite element computer programs.