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Applied Numerical Simulations (Mechanical Systems)

Module name (EN): Applied Numerical Simulations (Mechanical Systems)
Degree programme: Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019
Module code: MAM_19_M_1.02.ASM
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+2P (5 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 7
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam 60 min.

[updated 04.11.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAM_19_M_1.02.ASM Engineering and Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2019, semester 1, mandatory course
75 class hours (= 56.25 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 210 hours (equivalent to 7 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 153.75 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Marco Günther
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Marco Günther

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to grasp and understand physical phenomena and describe them mathematically. Based on this, they will be able to simulate engineering problems numerically and analyze and critically evaluate the results.
Another competence is the operation and handling of simulation software such as Comsol Multiphysics.

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Module content:
- Basics of Matlab/Octave and Simulink (repetition or short introduction)
- Dynamic systems with ordinary differential equations
- Introduction to the Finite Element method
- Derivation of the mathematical description of various physical-technical processes (ordinary and partial differential equations) such as heat conduction, structural mechanics and their implementation and numerical simulation using software tools
- Mathematical modeling
- Application of free and commercial FE-simulation tools (e.g. Comsol Multiphysics)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture + practical exercises on the computer: 5 hours per semester week
Lecture slides, tutorials, practical computer work

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Recommended or required reading:
Literature will be announced in the lecture.

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