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MTEC 7040 - Applied Finite Element Analysis 1

Manufacturing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

In this course, students will learn the tools necessary to model and analyze machine components and structures using Finite Element Analysis (FEA). Students will analyze mechanical objects under static and dynamic loading using both manual methods and commercial FEA software. Emphasis will be placed on modeling techniques used for FEA structural stress-strain, frequency, and thermal analysis.

Prerequisite(s)

AICO 4048 and MECH 2240

Credits

3.0

Cost

$668.82

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 78180

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW09 Rm. 125

Instructor

Cyrus Raoufi

Course Outline

Cost

$668.82

Notes

  1. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. Students are expected to attend a 6-hour Saturday session and plant tour.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Recognize the basic concepts of FEA using fundamental knowledge of mathematics.
  • Model structural engineering problems using commercial CAD/CAE software.
  • Perform Finite Element Analysis including structural stress-strain, frequency and thermal analysis using commercial FEA software.
  • Apply FEA techniques as a design tool in engineering product design and development process.
  • Verify and validate FEA results.
  • Present FEA results in the form of a FEA project report.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2012

Related Programs

MTEC 7040 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Manufacturing
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Applied Finite Element Analysis with SolidWorks Simulation 2017
Author Cyrus Raoufi Ph.D. P.Eng.
Publisher CYRA Engineering Services Inc.
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-99194-982-3
Price $95.50
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