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CEE 598 NAO - Nonlinear Analysis of Steel St

Fall 2017

Nonlinear Analysis of Steel StNAO47401ONL4 -    Ricardo Mardones Herrera

Course Description

Geometric and material nonlinearities in steel frames; frame element formulation including geometric stiffness and concentrated plasticity; effects of imperfections on frame behavior and modeling approaches for accurate nonlinear assessment; nonlinear solution strategies for frame analysis; elastic and inelastic frame stability; and assessment and design of frame structures using nonlinear analysis are covered in this course.

Credit Hours

4 hours


CEE 462 (Steel Structures II) and CEE 470 (Structural Analysis).

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering