Assignments

1 3/10/2014
• Introduction. Discuss Administrative Handout and Projects.
• How to request a meeting with Outlook
• Chapter 1.  Emphasis on
• 1.4 Gauss elimination
• 1.5 Banded matrices
Yes

• Review Chapter 1 of the notes
• Homework 1 distributed
2 3/11/2014
• Chapter 2.1-2.2
No
• Think about course project. Work on Homework 1
3 3/13/2014
• Chapter 2.3-2.7
No
• Think about course project. Work on Homework 1
4 3/14/2014
• Chapter 2.3-2.7
No
• Think about course project. Work on Homework 1
5 3/17/2014
• Chapter 3.1-3.4
No
• Prepare project proposal.
• Complete Homework 1
6 3/18/2014
• Project Proposal
• Homework 1 due
• Chapter 3.4-3.5
No
7 3/20/2014
• Chapter 3.5
No
8 3/21/2014
• Chapter 3.6
No
9 3/24/2014
• Chapter 3.6-3.7
No
• Prepare revised project proposal.
10 3/25/2014
• Revised Project Proposal
• Homework 2 due
• Chapter 3.7-3.8
No
11 3/27/2014
• Chapter 3.8
No
12 3/28/2014
• Chapter 3.9-3.11
• Chapter 4
No
• Read Chapter 4 and collect questions

13 3/31/2014
• Questions on Chapter 4
• Chapter 5
No
• Read Chapter 5 and collect questions

14 4/01/2014
• Homework 3 due
• Questions on Chapter 5
• Chapter 6 and Chapter 7
No
• Read Chapters 6 and 7 and collect questions
• Homework 4 distributed
15 4/03/2014
• Questions on Chapter 6 and Chapter 7
• Chapter 8
No
• Read Chapter 8 and collect questions
16 4/04/2014
• Homework 4 due
• Chapter 9: Overview of plates and shells
No
• Study for exam
17 4/07/2014
Exam (Covers Chapters 1-9)

Ground rules for exam:
• One 8.5"x11" sheet of notes (one side).
• No calculators.
• You will also be given a standard formula sheet, but I do not think that you will need it.

Here is a link to my ME422 web site.

18 4/08/2014
• Eigenproblems
• Resonant Frequencies and Mode Shapes
No
19 4/10/2014
• Resonant Frequencies and Mode Shapes
No
20 4/11/2014
• Buckling
No
21 4/14/2014
• Buckling
• Overview of nonlinear problems
No
22 4/15/2014
• Homework 5 due
• General nonlinear methods
No
23 4/17/2014
• General nonlinear methods
No
24 4/18/2014
Yes
Spring Break
25 4/28/2014
• Materially Nonlinear Only (MNO) problems, continued
Yes
26 4/29/2014
• Homework 6 due

Yes
27 5/01/2014   Yes
28 5/02/2014
Yes
• Watch two contact webinars  (in email)
29 5/05/2014
• Homework 7 due
• Quiz on contact
• Introduction to contact
• Basics of contact formulations
Yes

30 5/06/2014
Yes
31 5/08/2014
Yes
32 5/09/2014
• Cylinder on a plane in ANSYS Workbench
Yes
33 5/12/2014
Yes
34 5/13/2014
• Homework 8 due

• Complete Cylinder above a Plane

35 5/15/2014 No class today
36 5/16/2014
• Harrison Coons Presentation
No (except presenters)

37 5/19/2014
• Jeremy Walters Presentation
• Ethan Cating and Austin Nash Presentation
No (except presenters)

38 5/20/2014
• Homework 9 due
• Matt Angel and Chad Compton Presentation
• Sid Ramesh Presentation
No (except presenters)

39 5/22/2014
• Ashwin Upasani Presentation
No (except presenters)

40 5/23/2014
• Andrew Kimball Presentation
• Dan Kahl Presentation
No (except presenters)
Projects due 5 PM today.  Sample project reports:
Nuclear Power
Race Car
Suspension Analysis
Shock Absorber
Heat Transfer Program
Dynamic Truss Program

 Revised -- 5/1/2014 -- by L. G. Olson Home