Open University

Open University

Finite Element Analysis (Basic Principles and Applications) (T804)

Engineering is at the heart of modern life. Today engineers use computers and software in the design and manufacture of most of the products, processes and systems that make up our lifestyles. This module introduces the finite element method and instils the need for comprehensive evaluation and checking when interpreting results. It covers basic theory; modelling, meshing and analysing component models for stresses, deflections, temperatures and vibrations under operating conditions and loads; treatment of boundary conditions and restraints; and examples of good practice for safe and effective application in use.

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Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning November 2017 - 6 months

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