Course offered as a part of a programme, Master’s level
15 hp
Malmö daytime 50%
30 August 2021 - 16 January 2022
Full tuition fee: 32000 SEK

About the course

This course is offered as part of a programme:

Computational Materials Science, Master's Programme (Two-Year)

Course content

The course covers the following:

PDE modelling: finite difference techniques

• Classical formulation of partial differential equations

• Boundary conditions

• Finite difference method (FDM)

• Convergence and stability analysis for FDM

PDE modelling: finite element method (FEM)

• Weak formulation of thermo-mechanical problems

• Finite element discretisation of PDE

• Convergence and stability analysis for FEM

• Numerical simulation of heat transfer

• Numerical calculations of mechanics for linear elastic material

• Isoparametric element and Gaussian quadrature

Simulation: project work

• Project work within materials science

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

1. Degree of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering or a degree in a related field. All degrees must be equivalent to at least 180 higher education credits.

2. At least 22.5 credits of Mathematics.

3. The equivalent of English B in Swedish secondary school or equivalent

4. Passed courses:

• MA620A Scientific Programming, 7,5 hp

• MA623A Numerical Methods, 7.5 hp

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