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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

663./763. Nonlinear Optimized Structures (3)

  • Prerequisite: MAE 563, or consent of instructor. (Masterís students register in MAE 663, Ph.D. students register in MAE 763.)
  • Analysis, optimization of frame with automatic mesh generation using I-DEAS, with popular software such as: STRUDL, NASTRAN etc. Generation, idealization of complex structures. Sensitivity, Buckling analysis etc. Required topics for Ph.D. students: advanced numerical methods for flutter and random analysis.
  • (Lecture-problems 3 hours) Letter grade only (A-F).
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