# GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 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.