MTM341 Numerical Analysis in Engineering Mechanics

Code MTM341
Name Numerical Analysis in Engineering Mechanics
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Faculty
Academic staff Jānis Vība, Māris Eiduks, Marina Čerpinska, Sabīne Upnere
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Analysis of functions and functionals. Extreme values. Optimisation tasks. Numerical analysis of simple analytical expression and experimental data. Analysis and operation of physical and engineering systems by using mathematical techniques. Dynamic analysis of mechanical, hydraulical and thermal systems. Response of these systems to inital conditions, and to transient, steady and random inputs. Stability. Analysis of simple feedback systems..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To acquaint students with the fundamentals of numerical analysis. This aim is achieved fulfilling the following tasks: 1st Analyzing the fundamental relationships of numerical analysis; 2nd Teaching students how to solve the task on numerical analysis applying the computer software. 3rd Improving students' knowledge of physics and mechanics in the fields related to vibro techniques and machinery. 4th Providing students with the skills required to be proficient in the calculations of technical and mechanical engineering objects applying the numerical analysis methods.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
At the end of the course students will examine the mechanical process modelling in nature in different forms. - Laboratory work.
At the end of the course students will be able to provide examples of object motion and equilibrium of the numerical modelling techniques. - Questions in the practical work
At the end of the course students will be able to analyze the experimental data. - Questions at the end of the lecture.
At the end of the course students will be able to distinguish the advantages of the numerical analysis against the analytical methods. - Assessment test
At the end of the course students will be able to formulate a mechanical, electro mechanical and continuous media site analysis tasks. - Assessment test
At the end of the course students will be able to assess the numerical analysis engineering mechanics problems. - Exam
Course prerequisites Math. Mechanics. Physics.

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