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Finite Element Method

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Course Unit Code228-0302/03
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
KOL74Ing. Ivan Kološ, Ph.D.
BRO12prof. Ing. Jiří Brožovský, Ph.D.
In this subject is focused on use of the Finite Element Method for numerical modeling of problems of statics, non-linear statics and dynamics in the civil engineering. Main principles of heat transfer analysis in civil engineering problems are also given. The practical part of the subject is based on solution of sample problems with use of software.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Course Contents
1. Introduction, basic of the method (repeating)
2. Computational models of structures
3. Plane problem: variants, methods of solution
4. Finite elements for plane problems
5. Slabs: thin and thick slabs, methods of solution
6. Finite elements for slabs
7. Shells
8. Volumes. Soubsoil modelling.
9. Frames and beams.
11. Linear stability.
12. Other types of finite element analyses: dynamics, thermal problems.
13. Non-linear mechanics
14. Overview of comon finite element packages

1. Introduction to finite element modelling (used software overview)
2. Available documentation, additional information resources
3. Modelling of 2D problems
4. Analusis of plane structure
5. Analysis of slab
6. Comparison of Kirchhoff and Mindlin theory results
7. Shell
8. Modelling of volumes with 3D elements
9. Subsoil modelling.
10. Combination of 2D and 3D elements.
11. Modellind of frames
12. Linear stability
13. Thermal flow modelling 1.
14. Thermal flow modelling 2.

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