About the course

The objective of the course is for the student to grasp basic theories of finite element methods, as well as to obtain a basic overall view of different types of constitutive laws. The student shall be able to apply this theoretical knowledge in a small project at the end of the course.

This course is offered as part of a programme:

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

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, chemistry or equivalent. The degree must be equivalent to at least 180 higher education credits.
  • At least 22.5 higher education credits in mathematics
  • The equivalent of English 6/English B at Swedish secondary school
  • MA620E Scientific Programming, 7.5 credits or equivalent
  • MA623E Numerical Methods, 7.5 credits or equivalent

Course literature

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