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# Mestrado em Engenharia Mecânica - Projecto e Produção Mecânica

## Numerical Simulation

Publication in the Diário da República: Despacho n.º 14908/2014

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. INTRODUCTION TO FEM METHODS
2.1 INTRODUCTION TO INTEGRAL FORMULATION AND VARIATIONAL METHODS
3. SIMULATION OF MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR
3.1. BOUNDARY CONDITIONS
3.2. STRESS-STRAIN RELATIONSHIP
4. STUDY OF SPECIAL CASES
4.1. LOCAL MESH
4.2. BUCKLING
4.3. STRESS CONCENTRATION
5. STUDY OF PRACTICAL CASES

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment comprises: continuous (during class periods) and summative Assessment is based based on the works done during the classes and a final FEM project.

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

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

Software used in class
SOLID WORKS FEM Module
Dassault Systemes Catia