Course code TUM17
Course title Isogeometric Simulation & Beyond
Institution Technische Universität München
Course address Technische Universität München, Chair for Computation in Engineering, Aicisstr. 21, 80333 München
City Munich
Minimum year of study 3rd year
Minimum level of English Good
Minimum level of French None
Key words

isogeometric analysis, high order approximation, numerical modeling & simulation, fictitious domain methods, software implementation

Language English
Professor responsible Prof. Dr. Ernst Rank
Telephone ++49 (0)89 289 22425 (Ruess)
Fax ++49 (0)89 289 25051
Participating professors Dr. Martin Ruess; Nils Zander, M.Sc.
Number of places Minimum: 10, Maximum: 25, Reserved for local students: 5

  • basics of the numerical simulation pipeline
  • NURBS modeling for numerical simulations -- challenges, advantages, limitations
  • introduction to high order approximation schemes (isogeometric analysis, p-version FEM, NURBS-based embedded domain methods) -- refinement, convergence properties, performance analysis
  • implementation aspects
  • application to engineering problems
Programme to be followed Visit to the High Performance Computing Centre of the LRZ (Leibniz Rechenzentrum) or the TUM CAVE (FRAVE) - virtual reality system
  • basic knowledge of Linux/Windows operating systems
  • basic programming skills (C/C++/Matlab)
  • good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • adequate background (Engineering, Mathematics, Physics,…) with strong interest in numerical simulation
Course exam short presentation & examination at the end of the course