After successful completion of the course, students should be able to:
(a) Create accurate Finite Element models
(b) To work efficiently with state-of-the-art pre- and postprocessing software
(c) To evaluate the results
Course Content (Syllabus)
3D-surface definition using CAD systems. Databases of the CAD systems and neutral file standards (IGES, VDA-FS, STEP, SET). FE-Descritization of 3D-structures and elements quality evaluation. Applying boundary conditions and loads. FEA modules for structural analysis, with applications in automotive body design. Post processing, results analysis and structure optimization.