GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS/MM413
Course Title: INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 7 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Assoc.Prof.Dr.Ezgi Günay
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  http://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/egunay
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  egunay@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The objective of the course is to let the students gain a general perspective for engineering problems.
It is intended to let the students learn the main settlement steps in the computer environment.
It is to be intended to let the students learn how to generate the numerical methods solution forms of the problems.






 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is face to face.
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  Basic undergraduate courses are all related with this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Numerical methods, energy methods.
2. Week  Modelling of one dimensional problems by finite element method.
3. Week  The minimum potansial energy formulasion. Weighted residual methods.
4. Week  Modelling of truss systems by finite element modelling. Introduction to ANSYS packaged software.
5. Week  Two and three dimensional truss systems. Solution of truss systems by ANSYS packaged software.
6. Week  Derivation of linear, quadratic and cubic elements shape functions for the one dimensional mesh elements.
7. Week  ANSYS solutions of two dimensional elasticity problems . Shape functions of the rectangular elements.
8. Week  Derivation of the linear triangular element shape functions.
9. Week  Midterm Examination 1
10. Week  Definitions of the isoparametric elements.
11. Week  ANSYS solutions of plane elasticity problems by using different elements.
12. Week  Beam problems.
13. Week  Solutions of beam problems by ANSYS packaged software.
14. Week  Three dimensional example problems by ANSYS; Solid mechanics problems.
15. Week  Midterm Examination 2
16. Week  Three dimensional example problems by ANSYS; Heat transfer problems.
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Moaveni,S.,Finite Element Analysis Theory and Application with ANSYS, Prentice-Hall,1999.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  none
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
2
40
 Assignment
7
7
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
1
10
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
3
3
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
14
1
14
 Reading
0
0
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
1
1
1
 Designing and Applying Materials
10
1
10
 Preparing Reports
3
1
3
 Preparing Presentation
1
2
2
 Presentation
1
1
1
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
2
5
10
 Final and Studying for Final
1
5
5
 Other
1
1
1
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
75
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3
 ECTS: 
3
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Engineering graduates with sufficient theoretical and practical background for a successful profession and with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice.X
2Engineering graduates with skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Engineering graduates with the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Engineering graduates with the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
5Ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
6Ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issue
7The abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
8Ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign language
9Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technologyX
10Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX
11Engineering graduates who are aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issues
12Consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX