Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

MECH 517 001 (CRN: 24582)

FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS

Long Title: FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Instructor: Akin, Ed
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR MEB 128 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisites: (MATH 212 OR MATH 222) AND (CAAM 210 OR CAAM 211)
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 5
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 50
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 36
Enrollment data as of: 25-JUN-2022 11:18AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM F RYN 201
 
Description: An introduction to Galerkin's method and the method of least squares applied to partial differential equations. Computational considerations for efficient interpolation, numerical integration, solution and post-processing methods. Error estimation and adaptive finite element analysis. Requires the use of solid works for a student project and a supporting literature survey. Cross-list: MECH 417, CEVE 417. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MECH 517 if student has credit for MECH 417.