Short Course on
Finite Element Analysis - Engineering Applications and Programming

June 8-19, 2016

The aim of the course is to provide the participants fundamental understanding of Finite Element Analysis. At the end of the course, the participants are expected to:

  • A clear understanding of the formulative steps involved in the finite element model development of problems.
  • Generation of finite element data (e.g., selection of elements and mesh, computation of nodal forces), imposition of boundary conditions, post-computation of stresses and strains, etc.), exploitation of problem symmetries, and interpretation and evaluation of the results.
  • The ability to write a finite element computer module for a physical problem (e.g., user-specified subroutine for a commercial program).
  • The ability to read and evaluate technical proposals/reports/papers on the finite element analysis of problems in engineering.
  • The knowledge to teach the finite element analysis procedures to others.
The course is designed for

  • Faculty members of Mechanical/Production/Civil/Manufacturing/Automobile/Industrial/Aeronautical/Mining/Chemical/Rubber/Plastic Engineering and Technology, Mathematics.
  • Senior professionals responsible for directing FEM activities.
  • Researchers planning and conducting research projects in the field of Finite Element Analysis.
  • Any one with interest in modeling and analysis of engineering problems.
Participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded a certificate at the end of the course.

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