9600-1016/02 – Structural Mechanics Problem Solving (RUSM)

Gurantor departmentIT4InnovationsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Marta Jarošová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Marta Jarošová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
KAR72 Ing. Tomáš Karásek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Upon the successful completion of the course, students will be able to: • Use Elmer and Code Aster open source codes; • Solve typical problems in the field of structural mechanics using finite element method; 1. Create geometric and numerical models for using the finite element method for solving; 2. Apply boundary conditions and load to typical problems; 3. Apply solvers to different types of problems 4. Display and evaluate results of computations

Teaching methods



Compulsory literature:

1. Cook R. D., Malkus D.S., Plesha M.E., Witt R.J. Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis. 4th edition. J. Wiley & Sons, Inc. NY, 2002, p. 719, ISBN 0-471-35605-0 2. Reddy, J.N., An Introduction to Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, Oxford University Press, 2004, p. 463, ISBN 0-19-852529-X 3. C. Zienkiewicz, R. L. Taylor and David Fox. The Finite Element Method for Solid and Structural Mechanics, 7th eddition, ISBN: 978-1-85617-634-7

Recommended literature:

1. L. Bucalem, K. J. Bathe, The Mechanics of Solids and Structures – Hierarchical Modelling and the Finite Element Solution, Springer, 2011. ISBN-13: 978-3540263319 2. J. Bathe, Finite Element Procedures in Engineering Analysis, Prentice-Hall, 1982. ISBN-10: 0133173054

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements

No other requirements.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction 2. Heat Transfer Computations 3. Linear Elasticity Computations 4. Non-linear Computations of Elasticity 5. Non-linear Computations of Plasticity 6. Large Deformations Computations 7. Large Displacement Computations 8. Contact Problems Computations 9. Newton Method, Arc Length Method 10. Natural Frequency and Shapes Computations

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2018/2019 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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