2.092 | Fall 2009 | Undergraduate
Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids I

Study Materials

Dynamic Analysis

The problem of a cantilever beam was explored in class during Session #19. The following materials give more details about the analysis and the 6 modes corresponding to the lowest 6 frequencies. If images/text are blurry, please zoom in.

Dynamic analysis of a cantilever beam (PDF)


Mode 1 (AVI)

Mode 2 (AVI)

Mode 3 (AVI)

Mode 4 (AVI)

Mode 5 (AVI)

Mode 6 (AVI)

Multiple Frequencies

The natural frequencies of a cube were investigated using ADINA, and the results checked against theory. (PDF)

Video Lectures

Finite Element Procedures for Solids and Structures presents two video courses by Prof. Bathe, recommended for further study on the topics of linear and nonlinear finite element analysis.

Course Info
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Fall 2009
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