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Unformatted text preview: 1/30/2009 1 ME297 Introduction ME297 Introduction January 26 2009 January 26 2009 January 26, 2009 January 26, 2009 Administrative Issues Dr. Eduardo Chan, echan.sjsu@gmail.com Office Hours: Mondays 7:158:15pm Lab on Mondays in ENG 213, Lecture on Wednesdays in (DH 243 subjected to change E. Chan SJSU ME297 Spring 2009 2 Wednesdays in (DH 243 subjected to change) Grading: Homework  40%: homeworks + lab assignments Unannounced quizzes  20% Final exam 40% Todays Agenda Review Basic FEA knowledge: discretization, assembly, solution, accuracy Limitations of basic FEA: linear, elasticity, isotropic, static, single part Advanced FEA topics E. Chan SJSU ME297 Spring 2009 3 Advanced FEA topics: Shell modeling and composites Assemblies Heat Transfer Transient problems: structural dynamics, transient thermal Nonlinear problems, introduction to types of nonlinearities Review of the Finite Element Method Discretization: create a finite element mesh E. Chan SJSU ME297 Spring 2009 4 Apply boundary conditions Element level calculations: [ K e ]{ d e } = { f e } (variety of element types: springs, trusses, beams, 2d and 3d solids)...
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