Nonlinear Structural Analysis - CIVE97099
- To present systematic procedures for geometric and material nonlinear structural analysis.
- To introduce and encourage the use of advanced nonlinear analysis software and to explore the significance of common nonlinear phenomena, particularly in relation to the structural response under extreme events.
Finite Element Analysis - CIVE97096
- To present the finite element method for structural analysis, to investigate the accuracy and convergence characteristics of various finite elements.
- To consider modelling strategies for improved accuracy and efficiency.
- To encourage the use of finite element software for advanced structural analysis.