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Matrix analysis of structures has become a widely used method in virtually all engineering disciplines. Sennett’s outstanding volume, suitable both as a text for students and a reference for professional engineers, clearly presents the displacement method of matrix analysis from its use with a one-dimensional bar element through two-dimensional trusses and frames, finishing with three-dimensional transformations. Special topics, energy methods, and a brief introduction to the finite element method also are included. Computer programming, an essential part of engineering, permeates each chapter to give readers hands-on experience in problem solving.