Summer 2019 - MSE 427 D100

Finite Element Analysis (3)

Class Number: 2384

Delivery Method: In Person


  • Course Times + Location:

    Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
    SUR 3170, Surrey

    Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
    SUR 3170, Surrey

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Aug 14, 2019
    8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    SUR 3310, Surrey

  • Prerequisites:

    MSE 280 or ENSC 380, MSE 320 or ENSC 382, MSE 321 or ENSC 388 and a minimum of 80 credits.



Overview of the finite element method (FEM) and its use in industry; finite element procedures with applications to the solution of general problems in 2-D and 3-D solid, structural, fluid mechanics, and heat and mass transfer; continuum mechanics equations; Galerkin and other residual methods; Potential energy method; practice with FEA software tools with guidelines for real-world applications. Students who have taken ENSC 888 or equivalent cannot take this course for further credit.

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