CIV340 Computational Engineering Mathematics
|Semester 1, 2011/12||10 Credits|
|Lecturer:||Dr Yi Li||uses MOLE|
To provide the necessary mathematical framework to understand advanced computational methods for the solution of complex engineering problems.
This module forms part of a degree course accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators of the I.C.E and I.Struct.E
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No other modules have this module as a prerequisite.
- To develop the ability to construct mathematical formulation for physical or engineering problems.
- To develop the ability to find solutions to engineering problems using numerical methods.
- understand and be able to derive the basic equations of continuum mechanics
- understand and be able to derive the basic equations of fluid mechanics
- have a basic understanding of how to use basic Finite Difference and Finite Element methods in the context of complex engineering problems
- have a qualitative appreciation of the sources of errors associated with the finite difference and finite element techniques.
20 lectures, no tutorials
Formal three-hour examination (four questions from five). Assessed projects