2016 Materials Modeling and Simulation for Engineering Design

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Engineering Sciences and Design
Instructor(s)
Kishimoto Kikuo  Cross Jeffrey Scott  Inaba Kazuaki  Wijeyewickrema Anil 
Course component(s)
Lecture / Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue1-4(S322)  
Group
-
Course number
ESD.D402
Credits
2
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
English
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Course description and aims

This course focuses on computational mechanics when designing. Topics include basics of computational mechanics, stiffness matrix, governing equations for elastic material, Rayleigh-Ritz method, basics of finite element method, practical knowledge of FEM.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to use computational mechanics when students want to design something.

Keywords

Computational mechanics, Design

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

This course introduces basics and computational mechanics and checks students' understanding by exercise in the first half of the course. Students will have chances to work on cases by applying knowledge acquired through this course in the latter half of the course.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Basics of computational mechanics Understand basics of computational mechanics
Class 2 Stiffness matrix Understand stiffness matrix
Class 3 Exercise: stiffness matrix Use the exercise problems to better understand the topics covered and evaluate one's own progress.
Class 4 Governing equations for elastic material Understand governing equations for elastic material
Class 5 Energy principle, Rayleigh-Ritz method Understand energy principle, Rayleigh-Ritz method
Class 6 Basics of finite element method Understand basics of finite element method
Class 7 modeling, elements, exercise Use the exercise problems to better understand modeling and elements.
Class 8 meshing, boundary conditions, exercise Use the exercise problems to better understand meshing and boundary conditions.
Class 9 Physical model Understand physical model
Class 10 validation, analysis and interpretation Understand validation, analysis, and interpretation
Class 11 evaluation of strength Understand evaluation of strength
Class 12 Exercise 1: Tensile loading understand the topics covered and evaluate one's own progress.
Class 13 Exercise 2: Bending loading understand the topics covered and evaluate one's own progress.
Class 14 Exercise 3: Pressure vessel understand the topics covered and evaluate one's own progress.
Class 15 Exercise 4: Stress concentration understand the topics covered and evaluate one's own progress.

Textbook(s)

None

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Jacob Fish, Ted Belytschko, A first course in finite elements, Wiley
Satoshi Izumi, Shinsuke Sakai, Practical Finite Element Simulation, Morikita (Japanese)
Peter R. N. Childs, Mechanical design second edition, Butterworth-Heinemann

Assessment criteria and methods

Exercise (35%) and report(65%)

Related courses

  • TSE.A202 : Solid Mechanics and Structure Engineering
  • ESD.D401 : Material Selection for Engineering Design

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

tudent require the following knowledge: basics of mathematics and strength of material

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