Non-linear Finite Element Analysis 9 credits
Course ContentsThe course includes the following topics:
- Strong and weak formulations of a one-dimensional problem.
- Linear elasticity, continuum mechanics, stress, strain, balance laws, Eulerian and Lagrangian formulations.
- Finite element formulations, (strong and weak formulations), isoparametric formulation, numerical integration.
- Contact mechanics, Signorini’s contact conditions, trial and error approach, penalty formulation, augmented Lagrangian formulation, Newton’s method, the KKT-conditions.
- Plasticity, associative plasticity, the principle of maximal dissipation, J2-plasticity, radial return, isotropic hardening.
- Transient problems, implicit and explicit methods, Runga-Kutta’s method, the central difference method, Newmark’s method, eigen value problems.
- Projects and tutorial using Abaqus.
PrerequisitesPassed courses 180 credits in first cycle, at least 90 credits within the major subject Mechanical Engineering, and 21 credits Mathematics, including at least 6 credits in multivariate calculus.
Additionally, completed courses Applied Finite Element Analysis 6 credits and Simulation of Rigid Body System 7,5 credits or Mechanics 2, 6 credits
Level of Education: Master A1N
Course code/Ladok code: TOLR24
The course is conducted at: School of Engineering
Previous course occasions
Type of courseProgram
SemesterAutumn 2017: Oct 09 - Jan 14
Rate of Study100%
Number of places0
Course coordinatorPeter Hansbo
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students18900kr