Simulação Numérica

Mestrado em Engenharia Mecânica - Projecto e Produção Mecânica
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 30,0 TP + 3,0 OT

Lecturer
- Bruno Miguel Santana Chaparro

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
This course aims to provide the basic concepts of the method of finite elements, the stages of its formulation and application to simple practical cases.

Program
1. INTRODUCTION
2. VARIATIONAL AND INTEGRAL FORMULATION OF FINITE ELEMENTS METHOD (FEM)
3. STEP OD FEM
4. FINITE ELEMENTS FORMULATION
5. PRATICAL CASES

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment comprises: continuous (during class periods).
Summative assessment includes final exams: Regular exam, re-sit and special exam.

Bibliography
- Reddy, J. (2005). AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD. : McGraw-Hill
- Klaus-Bathe, J. (1996). FINITE ELEMENT PROCEDURES. : Prentice-Hall
- Teixeira-Dias, F. e Cruz, J. e Valente, R. e Sousa, R. (2010). Método dos Elementos Finitos. Lisboa: Edições Técnicas e Profissionais (ETEP)
- Hartmann, F. e Katz, C. (2004). STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS WITH FINITE ELEMENTS. : Springer

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by data show. Frequent presentation of illustrative examples and problem-solving activities.

Software used in class
CATIA V5 FEM Module, SOLID WORKS FEM Module, LISA, DD3IMP