IP-607 Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Syllabus
RGTU/RGPV Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) SYLLABUS
Industrial Production Engineering IP 6th Semester Syllabus

Unit 1 Methods to solve engineering problems- analytical, numerical, experimental, their merits and comparison, discretization into smaller elements and effect of size/ shape on accuracy, importance of meshing, boundary conditions, Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) and design, chain-bumping-stages vs concurrent-collaborative design cycles, computer as enabler for concurrent design and Finite Element Method (FEM), degree of freedom (DOF), mechanical systems with mass, damper and spring, stiffness constant K for tensile, bending and torsion; Practical applications of FEA in new design, optimization/ cost-cutting and failure analysis,
Unit 2 Types of analysis in CAE, static (linear/ non linear), dynamic, buckling, thermal, fatigue, crash NVH and CFD, review of normal, shear, torsion, stress-strain; types of forces and moments, tri-axial stresses, moment of inertia, how to do meshing, 1-2-3-d elements and length of elements; force stiffness and displacement matrix, Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin FEM; analytical and FEM solution for single rod element and two rod assembly.
Unit 3 Two-dimension meshing and elements for sheet work and thin shells, effect of mesh density and biasing in critical region, comparison between tria and quad elements, quality checks, jacobian, distortion, stretch, free edge, duplicate node and shell normal.
Unit 4 Three-dimension meshing and elements, only 3 DOF, algorithm for tria to tetra conversion, floating and fixed trias, quality checks for tetra meshing, brick meshing and quality checks, special elements and techniques, introduction to weld, bolt, bearing and shrink fit simulations, CAE and test data correlations, post processing techniques
Unit 5 Review of linear optimization, process and product optimization, design for manufacturing (DFM) aspects in product development, use of morphing technique in FEA, classical design for infinite life and design for warranty life, warranty yard meetings and functional roles, climatic conditions and design abuses, case studies.
Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) References:
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3. Krishnamoorthy; Finite Element Analysis, theory and programming; TMH
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14. Chandrupatla, T.R. an Belegundu, A.D., Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering,PHI