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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Numerical analysis of structures

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
132NAS Z,ZK 4 2P+1C English
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Department of Mechanics
Synopsis:

Overview of direct stiffness method of structural mechanics. Weak solution of one-dimensional elasticity equations. Galerkin method, Gauss integration, principle of the Finite Element method. Steady state heat conduction in one dimension. Two-dimensional heat conduction problem, triangular finite elements. Two-dimensional elasticity problems. Euler-Bernoulli beam elements. Convergence of FEM, error estimates.

Requirements:

no prerequisities

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Study Objective:

Students will understand all essential steps of FEM and will be able to apply it to the basic problems of structural mechanics and heat transfer problems. A basic understanding of FEM implementation principles will be ensured by MATLAB-oriented exercises.

Study materials:

[1] J. Fish and T. Belytschko: A First Course in Finite Elements, John Wiley & Sons, 2007

[2] P. Krysl: A Pragmatic Introduction to the Finite Element Method for Thermal and Stress Analysis, World Scientific Press, 2006

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Further information:
http://mech.fsv.cvut.cz/~zemanj/teaching.html#nas
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Data valid to 2020-10-27
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