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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 Â¡ Dr. Eduardo Chan, [email protected] Â¡ Office Hours: Mondays 7:158:15pm Â¡ Lab on Mondays in ENG 213, Lecture on Wednesdays in (DH 243 â€“ subjected to change E. Chan â€“ SJSU ME297 Spring 2009 2 Wednesdays in (DH 243 subjected to change) Â¡ Grading: â€¢ Homework  40%: homeworks + lab assignments â€¢ Unannounced quizzes  20% â€¢ Final exam â€“ 40% Todayâ€™s Agenda Â¡ Review Basic FEA knowledge: discretization, assembly, solution, accuracy Â¡ Limitations of basic FEA: linear, elasticity, isotropic, static, single part Â¡ Advanced FEA topics E. Chan â€“ SJSU ME297 Spring 2009 3 Â¡ Advanced FEA topics: â€¢ Shell modeling and composites â€¢ Assemblies â€¢ Heat Transfer â€¢ Transient problems: structural dynamics, transient thermal â€¢ Nonlinear problems, introduction to types of nonlinearities Review of the Finite Element Method Â¡ Discretization: create a finite element mesh E. Chan â€“ SJSU ME297 Spring 2009 4 Â¡ Apply boundary conditions Â¡ Element level calculations: [ K e ]{ d e } = { f e } (variety of element types: springs, trusses, beams, 2d and 3d solids)...
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 Numerical Analysis, Finite Element Method, Dr. Eduardo Chan, SJSU ME297 Spring

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