Course Syllabus for

Finite Element, Advanced Topics
Avancerad finita element teknik

FHL005F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Spring 2014
Decided by: FN3/Per Tunestål
Date of establishment: 2014-05-15

General Information

Division: Solid Mechanics
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching language: English


The aim of the course is to provide knowledge of advanced finite element methods. The course deals with advanced topics and analysis of the finite element method. The aim of the course if to present advanced theories and also implement them in a finite element environment.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Course Contents

Mixed formulation, Plates and shells, Assumed strain and enhanced strain elements, Accuracy and error control, Solution procedure, Finite element with constraints

Course Literature

Bathe, K.: Finite Element Procedures. Prentice Hall.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Seminars, exercises, project

Examination Details

Examination format: Written report
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

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