Finite Element Analysis (JEE350) 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|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Roberto Ojeda Rabanal|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the theoretical principles and limitations of the finite element method for linear, non-linear, static and dynamic analyses.
- Develop appropriate and efficient finite element models of a given structure and critically assess the accuracy of the finite element solution.
- Compare and categorize a set of design options by analysing the results of finite element simulations in order to select the most appropriate configuration.
- 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|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesJEE220 AND JEE136
|Assessment||Project (85%)|Assignment (15%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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