# 18AE63/18AS63: Finite Element Method AERO Syllabus for BE 6th Sem 2018 Scheme VTU

Finite Element Method detailed Syllabus for Aeronautical Engineering (AERO), 2018 scheme has been taken from the VTUs official website and presented for the VTU students. For Course Code, Subject Names, Teaching Department, Paper Setting Board, Theory Lectures, Tutorial, Practical/Drawing, Duration in Hours, CIE Marks, Total Marks, Credits and other information do visit full semester subjects post given below. The Syllabus PDF files can also be downloaded from the official website of the university.

For all other VTU AERO 6th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme, do visit VTU AERO 6th Sem Syllabus for BE 2018 Scheme Subjects. The detailed Syllabus for finite element method is as follows.

#### Course Objectives:

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#### Module 1

Introduction: Basic Concepts, Background Review: Stresses and Equilibrium, Plane stress, Plane strain, Potential energy and Equilibrium. Rayleigh-Ritz Method, Galerkin’s Method, Simple applications in structural Analysis. Construction or discrete models-sub domains and nodes-simple elements for the FEM-Simplex, complex and multiples elements Polynomial selection -illustrative examples Elements and shape functions and natural coordinates, Use of local and natural coordinates, compatibility and convergence requirements of shape functions.

#### Module 2

Fundamentals of Finite Element Method: Construction of shape functions for bar element and beam element, Bar elements, uniform bar elements, uniform section, mechanical and thermal loading, varying section, truss analysis, Frame element, Beam element, problems for various loadings and boundary conditions.

#### Module 3

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#### Module 4

Theory of Isoparametric Elements and Axisymmetric: Isoparametric, sub parametric and super-parametric elements, characteristics of Isoparametric quadrilateral elements, structure of computer program for FEM analysis, description of different modules, pre and post processing, Axisymmetric formulation finite element modeling of triangular and quadrilateral element.

#### Module 5

Field Problems: Heat transfer problems, Steady state fin problems, 1D heat conduction governing equation, Derivation of element matrices for two dimensional problems, Dynamic consideration- Formulation-Hamilton’s principle, Element mass matrices.

#### Course Outcomes:

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#### Question paper pattern:

• The question paper will have ten full questions carrying equal marks.
• Each full question will be for 20 marks.
• There will be two full questions (with a maximum of four sub- questions) from each module.
• Each full question will have sub- question covering all the topics under a module.
• The students will have to answer five full questions, selecting one full question from each module.

#### Text Books:

1. Finite Elements in engineering Chandrupatla T. R PHI 3rd edition, 2002
2. Finite element Analysis Bhavikatti New Age International 3rd edition,2015

#### Reference Books:

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