A precise integration algorithm has recently been proposed by Zhong (1994) for dynamic stiffness matrix computations, but he did not give a corresponding eigenvalue count method. The Wittrick-Williams algorithm gives an eigenvalue count method for pure displacement formulations, but the precise integration method uses a mixed variable formulation. Therefore the Wittrick-Williams method is extended in this paper to give the eigenvalue count needed by the precise integration method and by other methods involving mixed variable formulations. A simple Timoshenko beam example is included.

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