### ME6603  FEA Important Questions

Anna University Regulation 2013 Mech ME6603  FEA Important Questions for all 5 units and MECH 6th SEM ME6603  FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS  Answer Key is listed down for students to make perfect utilization and score maximum marks with our study materials.

ME6603  FEA Important Questions

UNIT I INTRODUCTION

PART- A (2 Marks)

1. Distinguish between Error and Residual.
2. Discuss the finite element method work.
3. List any four advantages of finite element method.
4. List out the types of nodes.
5. List any four advantages of weak formulation?
6. Compare the Ritz technique with the nodal approximation method.
7. How to develop the equilibrium equation for a finite element?
8. Classify boundary conditions
9. List the various method of solving boundary value problems.
10. Formulate the boundary conditions of a cantilever beam AB of span L fixed at A and free at B subjected to a uniformly distributed load of P throughout the span
1. Name the weighted residual methods.
2. How will you identify types of Eigen Value Problems?
3. Explain weak formulation of FEA
4. Why are polynomial types of interpolation function recommended over trigonometric function?
5. What should be considered during piecewise trial function?
6. How will you develop total potential energy of a structural system?
7. Explain the principle of minimum potential energy.
8. Differentiate between initial value problem and boundary value problem?
9. List out the advantages of finite element method over other numerical analysis method.
10. Define node or joint.

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