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MECH 546 Finite Element Methods in Solid Mechanics (3 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)


Mechanical Engineering : Discrete systems; variational formulation and approximation for continuous systems; direct and variational methods of element formulation in 1- 2- and 3 dimensions; formulation of isoparametric finite elements; plate and shell elements; finite element method for static analysis, vibration analysis and structural dynamics; introduction to nonlinear problems.

Terms: Winter 2013

Instructors: Mathias Legrand (Winter)

  • (3-0-6)
  • Prerequisites: MECH 315 or MECH 419, and MECH 321, or instructor's permission.
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MECH 645.