[ 281VMSSCMMK20 ] KV Computational Methods in Mechanics

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Mechatronics Alexander Huemer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Mechatronics 2023W
  • Acquire an overview on the possibilities of computational methods in mechanics
  • Understanding the sources of errors in computer-aided modeling and simulation
  • Understanding the basics of numerical methods for the efficient and correct application of commercial codes
  • Understanding of basics of computer-based methods for the solution of simple mechanic problems by means of numerical methods
  • Basic-knowledge theory of computer-aided methods in mechanics
  • Foundations of spatial kinematics of multibody systems and rotational parameterizations
  • Numerical formulation of rigid body systems
  • Flexible multibody dynamics: floating frame of reference formulation
  • Finite element basics
  • Model reduction methods
  • Formulation of constraints
  • Solution of the equations of motion, time-integration methods
Criteria for evaluation Ability to derive and describe basic formulations introduced during the course
Methods Lecture, numerical and practical examples, compendium
Language German, if desired English
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture (*)MEBWCVOCMME: VO Computergest├╝tzte Methoden der Mechanik (3 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence