# Finite Element Method

## Code

ME-FEM1

## Version

1.1

## Offered by

Mechanical Engineering

## ECTS

5### Prerequisites

Knowledge about distribution of stresses and strains in solids as well as confidence performing calculations with matrices is required. This is covered in the courses ME-MAT 2 and ME-MEC 2.

### Main purpose

### Knowledge

### Skills

### Competences

### Topics

### Teaching methods and study activities

**Student Activity Model:**

Category 1, Initiated by the lecturer with the participation of lecturer and students: 33 hours – 24%

Category 2: Initiated by lecturer with participation of students: 78 hours – 56 %

Category 3: Initiated by students with participation of students: 27 hours – 20 %

Category 4: Initiated by students with the participation of lecturer and students: 0 hours – 0%

### Resources

- Cook, Robert D. [Et al]; Concepts and applications of finite element analysis; Latest edition; Wiley; ISBN 978-0471-35605-9

### Evaluation

### Examination

__Requirements for attending examination:__

A course assignment handed in before deadline, presented in class and approved. The course assignment will be solved in Ansys Workbench. The course assignment is done in groups. Each group component answers to all statements and assumptions given in the handed in assignment.

__Type of examination:__

Individual oral examination about the theory of FEM based upon a subject found by draw.

Examination accounts for 100% of the final grade

Duration: 20 minutes

Censor: External__Allowed tools: __

The lecturer will provide 1 sheet of paper with a few FEM related notes that the students may use along the examination (such material will be shared with the students in advance)

__Re-examination: __

As ordinary

### Grading criteria

### Additional information

### Responsible

Paula Macias

### Valid from

2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

### Course type

Mechanical Engineering Classic

### Keywords