317.535 Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • name and describe sources of nonlinear system behavior in the field of solid mechanics
  • derive the finite-element-description for nonlinear problems from the principle of virtual work
  • list and describe solution procedures for nonlinear finite element problems
  • list and describe methods to determine the critical load and buckling modes for nonlinear stability problems
  • name and explain different sources of nonlinear material behavior as well as to explain how the corresponding material routine is embedded within a finite element program

Subject of course

  • General description of nonlinear problems in solid mechanics
  • Fundamentals of nonlinear continuum mechanics
  • Derivation of the finite-element-description for nonlinear problems
  • Incremental-iterative solution procedures
  • Geometric nonlinearities (finite deformations)
  • Nonlinear material behavior
  • Nonlinear stability analysis
  • Application to examples

Teaching methods

  • Theory in form of a presentation
  • Discussion of problems occurring in practical applications
  • Python programs to illustrate different schemes

NOTE: all lectures will be held in the first week of Oktober

Mode of examination

Oral

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Mon08:00 - 12:0004.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Mon13:00 - 15:0004.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Tue08:00 - 10:0005.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Tue13:00 - 17:0005.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Wed11:00 - 13:0006.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Wed14:00 - 18:0006.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Fri08:00 - 12:0008.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Fri13:00 - 17:0008.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Mon08:00 - 12:0011.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
Mon13:00 - 15:0011.10.2021 TUWEL / Zoom (LIVE)VO Nonlinear Finite Element Methods

Examination modalities

Oral exam with a duration of about 30min including about 10min for written preparation

NOTE: Exams until the End of November 2021 and then starting again with April 2022

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
23.08.2021 10:00 17.10.2021 23:00 17.10.2021 23:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 646 Computational Science and Engineering

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

  • Continuum mechanics of solids
  • Linear finite element method

Language

English