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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAE 409AH - Finite Element Methods I

(3 units)

Prerequisite(s): MAE 305  and MAE 373  all with a grade of “C” or better.
Finite element methods for linear beam and truss elements.  Systems of ordinary differential equations in finite element formulation. Static and dynamic analysis of complex structures with lab activities using current FE software with validation using experimental data.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 2 hours, Laboratory 3 hours). Same course as MAE 409A . Open to students in the Engineering Honors Program. Additional assignments/projects adding depth to the course materials required for Engineering Honors students. Not open for credit to students with credit in MAE 409A .