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    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  Feb 25, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
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AE 6210 - Applied Finite Elements

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course presents the application of the finite element method to building analysis. Topics include element stiffness matrices for beam, plate, shell and continuum elements; solution of equations; material models for steel and concrete; boundary conditions; and applied loading. (prereq: AE 5210   or CV 5210 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Analyze structures using one dimensional finite elements 
  • Analyze structures using approximations of two dimensional finite elements 
  • Analyze diverse structures using finite element software

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Matrix structural analysis

Course Topics
  • Stiffness matrices 
  • Material model 
  • Boundary conditions 
  • Applied loading

Richard A. DeVries

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