Entire book and illustrative examples have been edited extensively, and several chapters repositioned. * Imperial units are used instead of SI units in many of the examples and problems, particularly those of a nonlinear nature that have strong implications for design, since the SI system has not been fully assimilated in practice.
Table of Contents
Definitions and Concepts.
Formation of the Global Analysis Equations.
Stiffness Analysis of Frames - I.
Stiffness Analysis of Frames -II.
Virtual Work Principles.
Virtual Work Principles in Framework Analysis.
Nonlinear Analysis of Frames - An Introduction.
Geometric Nonlinear and Elastic Critical Load Analysis.