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CIVE 4200 [0.5 credit] Matrix Analysis of Framed Structures

Review of basic structural concepts. Betti's law and applications. Matrix flexibility method, flexibility influence coefficients. Development of stiffness influence coefficients. Stiffness method of analysis: beams; plane trusses and frames; space trusses and frames. Introduction to the finite element method.
Prerequisite(s): CIVE 3203.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.