Professor Sarigul-Klijn -4 Units
Prerequisite: Engineering 180 (Engineering Analysis) or Applied Science 115 (Numerical Solution of Engineering and Scientific Problems) or Mathematics 128C (Numerical Analysis in Differential Equations).
Lecture: 4 hours. Introduction to advanced finite elements and design optimization methods, with application to modeling of complex mechanical, aerospace and biomedical systems. Application of states of the art in finite elements in optimum design of components under realistic loading conditions and constraints. Offered in alternate years. (Same course as Biomedical Engineering 239.)
MAE 239: Advances in Finite Elements & Optimization