Introduction to Finite Element Methods

MECH&AE XLC M168

This course is part of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (HSSEAS) Master of Science in Engineering Online (MSOL) program.  It is available only to students pre-approved by HSSEAS.  See below for more information.

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Starting at $4,500.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

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MAE M168:  Introduction to Finite Element Methods. (Instructor: Prof. V. Goyal) (Same as Civil Engineering M135C.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, seven hours. Requisite: course 156A or 166A or Civil Engineering 130. Introduction to basic concepts of finite element methods (FEM) and applications to structural and solid mechanics and heat transfer. Direct matrix structural analysis; weighted residual, least squares, and Ritz approximation methods; shape functions; convergence properties; isoparametric formulation of multidimensional heat flow and elasticity; numerical integration. Practical use of FEM software; geometric and analytical modeling; preprocessing and postprocessing techniques; term projects with computers. Letter grading.  

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Restricted course.
1. Please contact the Master of Science Online (MSOL) program at admissions@seas.ucla.edu or (310) 825-6542 for approval.  
2. Once approved, you may submit a petition to enroll (PTE) request through this website. Click "add to cart" to apply for enrollment.

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