MAK 539E
Homework 3: Finite element formulation and analysis for 1-D problems
Due on Tuesday October 25 2016
Solve only Problems 3, 4 and 5. Rest are practice problems
Problem 1: Finite element for a rope problem
One of the simplest mechanical systems con
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3. Basic concepts
of FEM: solution of
1-D bar problem
Table of contents
3.1 Basic concepts : mesh, nodes, elements, interpolation, .
3.2 FEA of axially loaded bar
3.3 Notes : direct method, higher-order elements,
3.4 Principle of Virtual Work (PVW) app
MAK 539E Homework #2 Rayleigh-Ritz Method
Due on Tuesday, October 11th by 14:30
Use the RRM (with polynomial basis functions) to solve the 1D structural problem shown on below.
1) Write the expression of the matrix [K] and right-hand-side vector cfw_R ent