MASA2312 - Computeraided Modelling and Simulation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral examination 40/100 30 minutes
Portfolio 60/100

Course content

The subject is naturally divided into two: a modeling part and an analysis part. Modeling: -Parametric modeling -Flate modeling -Compositions (Assemblies) -Component car biotech and product families -Data format and data exchange -Digital value chains

Analysis: - Problem formulation and modeling technique. - Element method - Element types: Beam, shell and solid elements - Border conditions. - Load attachment. - Verification, reporting and presentation of results Academic content

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The candidate - has general knowledge of 3D modeling. - have knowledge of the theoretical basis for data-assisted calculation methods. - have knowledge of the scope and limitations of such calculation methods.

Skills: The candidate - able to use relevant computer software for 3D modeling. - can use relevant computer programs for sizing. - can use relevant computer programs for documenting and reporting the analyzes.

General competence: The candidate - can plan and execute design and dimensioning using computer programs. - Have insight into the advantages and disadvantages of various data-assisted calculation methods. Learning outcome

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and project work.

Compulsory assignments

  • Exercises

Further on evaluation

Folder assessment. The portfolio (60%)contains a set of mandatory exercises. There will also be a oral exam (40 %).New and postponed exam: following semester.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Mechanical Engineering (BIMASKIN)
Ship Design, Engineering (699SD)

Course materials

User manuals and textbook. Course material.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Structural Informatics
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Ocean Operations and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Portfolio 60/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral examination 40/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Oral examination 40/100
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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