Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. FHLF01 overlaps following cours/es: FHL064. Compulsory for: F3. Course coordinator: Docent Mathias Wallin,, Solid Mechanics. Recommended prerequisits: Basic Courses in Mathematics and Solid Mechanics. Assessment: The examination of the course consists of a final written exam and assignment. Home page:

The aim of the course is to provide a method for the solving of physical problems that are described by partial differential equations. The project in the course aims at giving the student an experience and theoretical understanding in solving comprehensive physical problems using the finite element method.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Ottosen, N.S & Petersson, H.: Introduction to the Finite Element Method. Prentice Hall 1992.
CALFEM - A finite element toolbox to MATLAB. Studentlitteratur.
Wallin, M., Introduction to the Finite Element Method Exercises.