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ENG8804 Advanced Design Practice using Finite Element Analysis

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
School or Department : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
Version produced : 24 April 2014

Synopsis

This course is concerned with the mechanics of "driving" an FEA package, using FEA output to develop a more sophisticated qualitative understanding of structural phenomena, and using quantitative FEA results as the basis for design decisions particularly where code methods are not directly applicable. A considerable emphasis is placed on using FEA to consolidate and extend the understanding of a number of phenomena likely to have been introduced in an undergraduate course. The course includes a substantial amount of design relevant theory required to understand the analysis of plate element models.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 Online