ME297_01___Introduction

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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, [email protected] ¡ Office Hours: Mondays 7:15-8:15pm ¡ 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% Today’s 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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