Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Mechanical and Materials Engineering 3360A/B


Linear finite element analysis using the direct equilibrium method and the principle of minimum potential energy. Focus on structural mechanics using spring and bar elements (including two-dimensional trusses), beam elements, two-dimensional plane stress/strain elements, axisymmetric elements, and isoparametric formulation. Concepts of heat transfer, fluid flow, and thermal stress also introduced.

Antirequisite(s): MSE 3360A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Engineering Science 1036A/B or Computer Science 1026A/B, NMM 2270A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 2270A/B, MME 2202A/B or CEE 2202A/B, MME 2204A/B, MME 2259A/B or MSE 2202A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory, 2 tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: MME

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