Finite Element Method MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Finite Element Method MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

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Finite Element Method Multiple Choice Questions Highlights

- 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) in Finite Element Method with a detailed explanation of every question.
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Finite Element Method Chapters

Here's the list of chapters on the "Finite Element Method" subject covering 100+ topics. You can practice the MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.

  1. Matrix Algebra and Gaussian Elimination
  2. One Dimensional Problems
  3. Trusses
  4. Two Dimensional Problems using Constant Strain Triangles
  5. Axis Symmetric Solids Subjected to Axis Symmetric Loading
  6. Two Dimensional Isoparametric Elements and Numerical Integration
  7. Beams and Frames
  8. Three Dimensional Problems in Stress Analysis
  9. Scalar Field Problems
  10. Dynamic Considerations
  11. Pre Processing, Post Processing, Integral Formulations and Variational Methods
  12. Second Order Boundary Value Problems
  13. Bending of Beams
  14. Finite Element Error Analysis
  15. Eigen Value, Time Dependent Problems, Numerical Integration and Computer Implementation
  16. Single Variable Problems
  17. Interpolation Functions, Numerical Integration and Modelling Considerations
  18. Plane Elasticity
  19. Flows of Viscous Incompressible Fluids
  20. Bending of Elastic Plates
  21. Computer Implementation and Weighted Residual for Three Dimensional Models
  22. Interpolation Functions for General Element Formulation
  23. Heat Transfer
  24. Analysis of Shells & Bending of Thin Plates
  25. Applications in Solid Mechanics
  26. Computer Program, Standard Packages and Features

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1. Matrix Algebra and Gaussian Elimination

The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on matrix algebra, gaussian elimination and conjugate gradient method.

  • Matrix Algebra
  • Gaussian Elimination
  • Conjugate Gradient Method for Equation Solving
  • 2. One Dimensional Problems

    The section contains questions and answers on one dimensional problems finite element modelling, co-ordinates and shape functions, potential energy and galerkin approaches, global stiffness matrix and load vector, k properties, boundary conditions treatment, quadratic shape function and temperature effects.

  • One Dimensional – Finite Element Modelling
  • Co-ordinates and Shape Functions
  • The Potential Energy Approach
  • The Galerkin Approach
  • Assembly of the Global Stiffness Matrix and Load Vector
  • Properties of K
  • Finite Element Equations – Treatment of Boundary Conditions
  • Quadratic Shape Function
  • Temperature Effects
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    3. Trusses

    The section contains MCQs on plane and three dimensional trusses, global stiffness matrix for the banded and skyline solutions.

  • Plane Trusses
  • Three Dimensional Trusses
  • Assembly of Global Stiffness Matrix for the Banded & Skyline Solutions
  • 4. Two Dimensional Problems using Constant Strain Triangles

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on finite element modelling, constant strain triangle, orthotropic materials, two dimensional problems modelling and boundary conditions.

  • Two Dimensional – Finite Element Modelling
  • Constant Strain Triangle
  • Two Dimensional Problems Modelling and Boundary Conditions
  • Orthotropic Materials
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    5. Axis Symmetric Solids Subjected to Axis Symmetric Loading

    The section contains questions and answers on axis symmetric formulation, triangular element, problem modelling and boundary conditions.

  • Axis Symmetric Formulation
  • Finite Element Modelling – Triangular Element
  • Problem Modelling and Boundary Conditions
  • 6. Two Dimensional Isoparametric Elements and Numerical Integration

    The section contains MCQs on four node quadrilateral, numerical integration, axis symmetric problems and conjugate gradient implementation of quadrilateral element.

  • The Four Node Quadrilateral
  • Numerical Integration
  • Four Node Quadrilateral for Axis Symmetric Problems
  • Conjugate Gradient Implementation of Quadrilateral Element
  • 7. Beams and Frames

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on finite element formulation, load vector, boundary conditions, shear force, bending moment, elastic support beams, beams with axial loading and combine loads, timoshenko beam element, plane and three dimensional frames.

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  • Finite Element Formulation
  • Load Vector
  • Boundary Conditions
  • Shear Force & Bending Moment
  • Beams on Elastic Support
  • Beams with Axial Loading
  • Beams with Uniformly Distributed Load
  • Beams with Combine Loads
  • Plane Frames
  • Three Dimensional Frames
  • Timoshenko Beam Element
  • 8. Three Dimensional Problems in Stress Analysis

    The section contains questions and answers on finite element formulation and methods, stress calculations, mesh preparation, hexa hedral and higher order elements.

  • Finite Element Formulation
  • Stress Calculations
  • Mesh Preparation
  • Hexa Hedral Elements and Higher Order Elements
  • Problem Modelling
  • Frontal Method for Finite Element Method
  • 9. Scalar Field Problems

    The section contains MCQs on steady state heat transfer, torison, potential flow, seepage, electric fields and fluid flow ducts.

  • Steady State Heat Transfer
  • Torsion
  • Potential Flow, Seepage, Electric & Magnetic Fields and Fluid Flow Ducts
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    10. Dynamic Considerations

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on dynamic considerations formulation, element mass matrices, eigen values and vectors evaluation, shafts critical speeds program, guyan reduction and rigid body modes.

  • Dynamic Considerations Formulation
  • Element Mass Matrices
  • Evaluation of Eigen Values & Eigen Vectors
  • Program for Determining Critical Speeds of Shafts
  • Guyan Reduction
  • Rigid Body Modes
  • 11. Pre Processing, Post Processing, Integral Formulations and Variational Methods

    The section contains questions and answers on mesh generation, post processing, weighted integral forms, boundary value problems, approximation variational methods, mathematical concepts and formulae.

  • Mesh Generation
  • Post Processing
  • Need for Weighted Integral Forms
  • Mathematical Concepts and Formulae
  • Weak Formulation of Boundary Value Problems
  • Variational Methods of Approximation
  • 12. Second Order Boundary Value Problems

    The section contains MCQs on finite element analysis basic steps and second order boundary value applications.

  • Basic Steps of Finite Element Analysis
  • Second Order Boundary Value Applications
  • 13. Bending of Beams

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on euler-bernoulli beam and frame elements, plane truss, constraint equations inclusion, timoshenko beam and frame elements.

  • The Euler-Bernoulli Beam Element
  • Plane Truss and Euler-Bernoulli Frame Elements
  • The Timoshenko Beam and Frame Elements
  • Inclusion of Constraint Equations
  • 14. Finite Element Error Analysis

    The section contains questions and answers on approximation errors, errors measurements, convergence and accuracy of the solution.

  • Approximation Errors
  • Various Measures of Errors
  • Convergence of Solution
  • Accuracy of the Solution
  • 15. Eigen Value, Time Dependent Problems, Numerical Integration and Computer Implementation

    The section contains MCQs on eigen value and time dependent problems, isoparametric formulation, numerical integration, computer implementation and program fem1dv2 applications.

  • Eigen Value Problems
  • Time Dependent Problems
  • Isoparametric Formulation and Numerical Integration
  • Computer Implementation
  • Applications of Computer Program FEM1DV2
  • 16. Single Variable Problems

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on boundary value problems, mesh generation and imposition of boundary conditions, single variable problems applications, eigen value and time dependent problems.

  • Boundary Value Problems-1
  • Boundary Value Problems-2
  • Comments on Mesh Generation and Imposition of Boundary Conditions
  • Single Variable Problems Applications-1
  • Single Variable Problems Applications-2
  • Eigen Value and Time Dependent Problems-1
  • Eigen Value and Time Dependent Problems-2
  • 17. Interpolation Functions, Numerical Integration and Modelling Considerations

    The section contains questions and answers on modelling considerations, elements library and interpolation functions.

  • Library of Elements and Interpolation Functions – 1
  • Library of Elements and Interpolation Functions – 2
  • Modelling Considerations
  • 18. Plane Elasticity

    The section contains MCQs on plane elasticity governing equations and weak formulations, finite element model, integrals evaluation, assembly, boundary and initial conditions.

  • Plane Elasticity Governing Equations
  • Weak Formulations
  • Finite Element Model
  • Evaluation of Integrals
  • Assembly, Boundary and Initial Conditions
  • 19. Flows of Viscous Incompressible Fluids

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on governing equations, preliminary comments, velocity pressure and penalty finite element models.

  • Governing Equations
  • Velocity – Pressure Finite Element Model
  • Penalty – Finite Element Model – 1
  • Penalty – Finite Element Model – 2
  • Preliminary Comments
  • 20. Bending of Elastic Plates

    The section contains questions and answers on classical and shear deformable plate models, eigen values and time dependent problems.

  • Classical Plate Model
  • Shear Deformable Plate Model
  • Eigen Values and Time Dependent Problems
  • 21. Computer Implementation and Weighted Residual for Three Dimensional Models

    The section contains MCQs on preprocessor, processor, computer program fem2dv2 applications, alternative formulations, non linear and three dimensional problems.

  • Preprocessor
  • Element Computation : Processor
  • Applications of Computer Program FEM2DV2
  • Alternative Formulations
  • Non Linear Problems
  • Three Dimensional Problems
  • 22. Interpolation Functions for General Element Formulation

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on compatibility and completeness requirements, polynomial forms, triangular and rectangular elements, isoparametric formulation, three dimensional and axis symmetric elements.

  • Compatibility and Completeness Requirements
  • Polynomial Forms
  • Triangular Elements
  • Rectangular Elements
  • Three Dimensional Elements
  • Isoparametric Formulation
  • Axis Symmetric Elements
  • 23. Heat Transfer

    The section contains questions and answers on one dimensional conduction, two dimensional heat transfer formulation, fins heat transfer, three dimensional heat transfer, axis symmetric and time dependent heat transfer.

  • One Dimensional Conduction
  • One Dimensional Conduction with Convection
  • Two Dimensional Heat Transfer Formulation
  • Two Dimensional Heat transfer Formulation with Heat Generation
  • Heat Transfer in Fins
  • Three Dimensional Heat Transfer
  • Axis Symmetric Heat Transfer
  • Time Dependent Heat Transfer
  • 24. Analysis of Shells & Bending of Thin Plates

    The section contains MCQs on shell forces formulation, shell finite analysis, thin plates formulation, mindlin’s plate element, rectangular plate element with 12 and 16 dof.

  • Formulation of Forces on Shell
  • Finite Analysis on Shell
  • Formulation of Thin Plates
  • Rectangular Plate Element with 12 and 16 DOF
  • Mindlin’s Plate Element
  • 25. Applications in Solid Mechanics

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on plane stress, plane strain, plane quadrilateral element, solids three dimensional stress analysis and torsion analysis, stress and strain computation.

  • Plane Stress
  • Plane Strain
  • Plane Quadrilateral Element
  • Three Dimensional Stress Analysis in Solids
  • Stress and Strain Computation
  • Torsion Analysis in Solids
  • 26. Computer Program, Standard Packages and Features

    The section contains questions and answers on commercial packages, finite element analysis programs, fea packages desirable and undesirable features.

  • Commercial Packages
  • Desirable and Undesirable Features of FEA Packages
  • Programs of Finite Element Analysis
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