Crash Analysis and Design (AMME5912)

UNIT OF STUDY

The objective of the course is to give students skills in the area of highly non-linear finite element analysis. Major topics covered include CAD, Implicit / explicit codes, Wire frame geometry, Elemental Theory, Materials, Pre-processing using ETA-PreSys, Contact, LS-Dyna, using NCAC FEM models, Modeling fasteners, Material covered in lectures is reinforced through independent research, assignments, quizzes and a major capstone project. The capstone project involves the development of an approved crash scenario.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week; Project Work - own time,

Assessment

Through semester assessment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

Computer Aided Drafting, Basic FEA principles and Solid Mechanics

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If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.