ARO 408 - Finite-Element Analysis of Aerospace Structures (4)
Theoretical development of one- and two-dimensional finite elements. Analysis and design of truss, frame and semimonocoque structures using the direct stiffness and energy formulation of the finite element method. Computer-aided design and analysis projects using commercial finite element software.
Prerequisite(s): C or better in ARO 326/326L (lecture component only). Component(s): 4 lectures/problem-solving.