On foundations of the Hardy Cross method

K. Yu Volokh

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It is shown that the Hardy Cross method for analysis of frames is Jacobi iterative scheme applied to the displacement formulation of structural analysis. Because of it convergence for any loading conditions is due to the strict diagonal dominance of the stiffness matrix.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4197-4200
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Solids and Structures
Issue number16
StatePublished - 19 Aug 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Hardy Cross
  • Iterations
  • Jacobi scheme
  • Moment distribution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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