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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Online
Starting at $4,300.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

About this course:

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.  

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: UCLA Faculty
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Fee:
$4,300.00
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Notes

Restricted course. For permission to enroll contact UCLA's MSOL Program: (310) 825-6542 or admissions@seas.ucla.edu at least 2 weeks before course starts. Visitors not permitted. Restricted course; call (310) 206-6794 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after December 30, 2019

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