Numerical Methods in Mechanics
- Department of Mechanics and Materials
Basics of the most used numerical methods in structural mechanics. Central difference method, finite element method, finite volume method, boundary element method. Time and spatial discretization schemes. Finite element method: derivation of the basic equations. Stiffness matrix, mass matrix, damping matrix for element and structure. Methods for solving systems of algebraic equations. Numerical integration. Programming the FEM.
Basic linear algebra and matrix calculus. Theory of elasticity.
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- Study Objective:
Overview of the most used numerical methods in elasticity, plasticity and dynamics.
- Study materials:
Z. Bittnar - J. Šejnoha: Numerical methods in structural mechanics, Thomas Telford, 1996.
K. Rektorys: Variational Methods in Mathematics, Science and Engineering, Volume 1. Springer Science & Business Media, 1980.
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