Finite Element Analysis is an advanced unit that introduces the student to the theory and application of the Finite Element Method in engineering analysis and design. In addition to learning the theoretical bases of the finite element method, the student will also develop his/her applied/practical engineering skills by taking part in a problem-based learning activity conducted throughout the semester.
|Unit name||Finite Element Analysis|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
Dr Roberto Ojeda
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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ILO 1 Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical principles and limitations of the finite element method for linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses.
ILO 2 Develop appropriate and efficient finite element models of a given structure and critically assess the accuracy of the finite element solution.
ILO 3 Compare and categorize a set of design options by analysing the results of finite element simulations in order to select the most appropriate configuration.
ILO 4 Apply finite element analysis and rapid prototyping techniques in a design project and report the process and outcomes to a professional standard in oral and written form.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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1 hour Lecture weekly, 3 hours Tutorials weekly.
Tutorial reports 15%, Design Project Reports 65%, Presentation 20%, Structural testing 5%
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