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Unformatted text preview: Postgraduate Curriculum _________________________________________________________________________________________ Course Title: Finite element method Course Code: CIVL6026 Lecturer(s): Prof. S.H. Lo Year: 2005-06 Level: M.Sc. Lecture Hours: 32.5 hours Tutorial Hours: Laboratory Hours: Examination Hours: 2 hours Other Hours: - Pre-requisite: Co-requisite: Course Objectives To develop an understanding of the fundamental principles of the finite element method. To gain familiarity with the application of the Finite Element Method to practical problems. Course Syllabus Calendar Entry Elasticity; calculus of variation; energy methods; shape functions; two and three-dimensional problems; plate bending elements; field problems. Course Contents Introduction 1.0 hour The Ritz Method 2.5 hours Types of finite elements 1.5 hours Interpolation functions 2.5 hours The convergence requirements 2.5 hours Lagrangian and Serendipity elements 2.5 hours Linear elasticity problem - Basic theory 2.5 hours 2....
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- Spring '12
- Finite Element Method