Lecture 13: The Direct Stiffness Method I.
Uses material from Chapter 2 (first half) of the Introduction to Finite Element Methods (IFEM) master-level graduate course, posted at
The Direct Stiffness Method I.
Two slide sets were used in the Lecture:
Historical introduction and overview of FEM uses, in PPT and in PDF. Also has announcements.
DSM slides in PPT taken from ASEN 5007 course slides