EGR 165 with a grade of C (2.0) or better; EGR 260 with a grade of C (2.0) or better or concurrent election of EGR 260; or consent of instructor. (3).
Introduction to finite element analysis for discrete and distributed structures. Prediction of load, deflection, stress, strain, temperature and flow distributions, with emphasis on underlying physics and numerical methods. Use of computational design tools such as MATLAB, ANSYS and Pro/MECHANICA to solve engineering problems.