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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
 
    
 
  Feb 18, 2018
 
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ME 517 - Finite Elements for Engineering Applications

3 Credit Hours
Modern computational theory applied to conservation principles across the engineering sciences. Weak forms, extremization, boundary conditions, discrete implementation via finite element, finite difference, finite volume methods. Asymptotic error estimates, accuracy, convergence, stability. Linear problem applications in 1, 2 and 3 dimensions, extensions to non-linearity, non-smooth data, unsteady, spectral analysis techniques, coupled equation systems. Computer projects in heat transfer, structural mechanics, mechanical vibrations, fluid mechanics, heat/mass transport.
Cross-listed: (Same as Aerospace Engineering 517; Biomedical Engineering 517.)

Comment(s): Bachelor’s degree in engineering or natural science required.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.



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