RES.2-002 | Spring 2010 | Graduate

Finite Element Procedures for Solids and Structures

Linear Analysis

Lecture 1: Some Basic Concepts of Engineering Analysis

Topics: Some basic concepts of engineering analysis

  • Introduction to the course, objective of lectures
  • Some basic concepts of engineering analysis, discrete and continuous systems, problem types: steady-state, propagation, and eigenvalue problems
  • Analysis of discrete systems: example analysis of a spring system
  • Basic solution requirements
  • Use and explanation of the modern direct stiffness method
  • Variational formulation

Instructor: Klaus-Jürgen Bathe

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2010