Direct Stiffness Method

Course: CIVL3340

The direct stiffness method is a matrix method of structural analysis. It is very well suited to the analysis of statically indeterminate structures. CIVL3340 lectures on the direct stiffness method are as follows.

Notes can be downloaded here (61 pages, 9Mb):

Direct Stiffness Lecture Download

Version History:

– [2015-08-08] v1.0 Semester 1 2015 Notes.

Finite Element Analysis

Course: CIVL4332

The finite element method is a numerical method for solving physical problems. It is very well suited to complex structural analysis problems. CIVL4332 lectures on the finite element method are as follows.

Notes can be downloaded here (60 pages, 4Mb):

Finite Element Method Lecture Download
Version History:

– [2015-10-11] v1.0 Semester 2 2015 Notes.