Numerical Methods for Structural Mechanics

Module Code
NUME
Module Coordinators
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Döbert
Teachers
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christine Döbert
Short Description

Basic equations of linear elasticity theory (3D), Equilibrium conditions, stresses, strains, and displacements, constitutive laws, principle of mechanics, Ritz method, variational methods, finite element method as the generalized Ritz method,discretization of the displacement fields, convergence conditions, element stiffness matrices; joists, panels, slabs, shells, equivalent load vectors for distributed loads, static and geometric condensation, solution methods for linear and nonlinear problems, examples using 3D FEM programs.

Duration in Semester
1
Instruction Language
German
Total Effort
6 CrP; an estimated 180 hours
Weekly School Hours
4
Method of Instruction

4 SWS, aufgeteilt in Vorlesung und praktische Übungen, seminaristische Vorlesung mit anschließenden Übungen, Nutzung von Tafel, Overhead Folien bzw. Beamer-Präsentation

Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Erfolgreiches Bestehen der Prüfungsleistung.

Availability
Yearly
References

u.a.:

  • Link, Michael: Finite Elemente in der Statik und Dynamik, Teubner Verlag 2002
  • Bathe, Klaus-Jürgen: Finite-Elemente-Methoden, Springer Verlag 2002
  • Wriggers, Peter: Nichtlineare Finite-Elemente-Methoden, Springer Verlag 2001