2.094 Finite Element Analysis of Solids and Fluids

Spring 2008

A grey-scale FEA model of a submarine.
Finite element analysis of a submarine allows modeling of drag forces and turbulence. (Image by Prof. Bathe.)

Course Highlights

This course contains a full set of lecture notes taken by the TA in class, as well as the homework assignments, quizzes, in-class demonstrations, and examples of student projects.

Course Description

The objective is to teach in a unified manner the fundamentals of finite element analysis of solids, structures and fluids. This includes the theoretical foundations and appropriate use of finite element methods. An important component of the course is the completion of a student selected project using ADINA.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .avi.

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Prof. Klaus-Jürgen Bathe

Do-Nyun Kim

Course Meeting Times

2 sessions / week
1.5 hours / session