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STE6291 Finite Element Methods, Programming - 2.5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

The course may be taken as a single subject.

Course contents

Finite element methods for partial differential equations. The course consists of the following topics:

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 December
Exchange students and Fulbright students: 1 October

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics

Recommended prerequisite knowledge: 

SMN6203 PDE and the finite element method

SMN6191 Numerical methods

Application code: 9371

Objective of the course

On completion of the course the successful student is expected to have the following:

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Individual mandatory tasks and/ or projects.


Form of assessment: Oral exam
Grouping: Individual
Grading will be done by using A-F grading scale, F is Fail.

Date for examination

Oral 06.03.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Recommended reading/syllabus

A. Ern and J.-L. Guermond. Theory and practice of finite elements. Springer-Verlag, 2004.

Additional information:
GMlib will be used as a base.

Lectures Spring 2019
Første gang:se timeplan på nett
Forelesning prof. Arne Lakså