Course Details

Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Academic Year 2024/25

NDB019 course is part of 2 study plans

NPC-SIK Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIS Summer Semester 1st year

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Language of instruction



4 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. History of programs based on the finite element method, introduction to program system ANSYS. 2. The structure of the program, the library features a help system, linked to the operating system. 3. Finite Element Modeling. 4. The mathematical description of analysis for solving problems of mechanics of structure. 5. Possibility of preprocessor 6. Modeling of loads and boundary conditions. 7. Selections, choice of coordinate systems. 8. Setting solver, static analysis and modal analysis. 9. APDL programming language and creation batches. 10. Types of dynamic analysis set of solvers. 11. Possibility of postprocessor. 12. Modeling the problems of heat conduction and transfer of results as the load of the structure. 13. Introduction to nonlinear mechanics problems – the problem of stability of structures.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Introduction to ANSYS menu. 2. Model definition, element selection, load, and boundary conditions. 3. Plane stress, compare results with beam theory. 4. Plate structure, symmetry boundary condition, plot internal forces and displacements. 5. Eigenvalue buckling, parametric study. 6. Model of complex geometry structure. 7. Torsional loaded beam – different dimension models. 8. Solving table foundation using solid elements, static and modal analysis. 9. Harmonic analysis of table foundation. 10. Simple transient analysis. 11. Thermal analysis, thermal load. 12. Solution of individual task. 13. Conclusion, credit.