FINITE ELEMENTS METHOD

Course Information
TitleΜΕΘΟΔΟΣ ΠΕΠΕΡΑΣΜΕΝΩΝ ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΩΝ / FINITE ELEMENTS METHOD
Code305
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAthanasios Michailidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000417

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 27
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the other745
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization745
Industrial ManagementElective Courses belonging to the other745

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20051728
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 108 STATICS
  • 112 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the finite element method. Descretization of the continuum. Element and global stifness matrix. Displacement method. The principle of virtual displacement. The principle of complementary virtual work. Interpolation equations. Elements types. 1D, 2D and 3D elements. Isoparametric elements.
Keywords
Finite Element Method, FEM
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Laboratory Work
Tutorial
Interactive Teaching in Information Center
Written assigments
Total
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1) Tirupathi R. Chandrupatla, Ashok D. Belegundu, Εισαγωγη στα Πεπερασμενα Στοιχεια για Μηχανικους, 2006, Εκδοσεις Κλειδαριθμος ΕΠΕ 2) Μ. Παπαδρακάκης, Ανάλυση Φορέων με τη μέθοδο των πεπερασμένων στοιχείων, 2001
Additional bibliography for study
1) K. J. Bathe, “Finite Element Procedures in Engineering Analysis”, Prentice-Hall Inc., New Jersey, 1982. 2) T. R. J. Hughes, “The Finite Element Method – Linear Static & Dynamic Finite Element Analysis”, Prentice-Hall ed., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1987. 3) O. C. Zienkiewicz, R. L. Taylor, “The finite element method”, 4th ed., London; New York: McGraw - Hill, 1994, 2 volumes. 4) R. D. Cook, D. S. Malkus, M. E. Plesha, “Concepts and applications of finite element analysis”, 3rd ed., New York; Chichester: Wiley , 1989.
Last Update
13-12-2013