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CEE 570 - Finite Element Methods

Spring 2023

Finite Element MethodsONL60854ONL4 -    Oscar Lopez-Pamies

Course Description

This course covers theory and application of the finite element method; stiffness matrices for triangular, quadrilateral, and isoparametric elements; two- and three-dimensional elements; algorithms necessary for the assembly and solution; direct stress and plate bending problems for static, nonlinear buckling and dynamic load conditions; displacement, hybrid, and mixed models together with their origin in variational methods.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and a course in Structural Mechanics (CEE 471).

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering