Introduction to Structural Analysis and Loads | |

Introduction to Structural Analysis | |

Historical Background | |

Role of Structural Analysis in Structural Engineering Projects | |

Classification of Structures | |

Analytical Models | |

Summary | |

Loads on Structures | |

Dead Loads | |

Live Loads | |

Impact | |

Wind Loads | |

Snow Loads | |

Earthquake Loads | |

Hydrostatic and Soil Pressures | |

Thermal and Other Effects | |

Load Combinations | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures | |

Equilibrium and Support Reactions | |

Equilibrium of Structures | |

External and Internal Forces | |

Types of Supports for Plane Structures | |

Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy and Instability | |

Computation of Reactions | |

Principle of Superposition | |

Reactions of Simply Supported Structures Using Proportions | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Plane and Space Trusses | |

Assumptions for Analysis of Trusses | |

Arrangement of Members of Plane Trusses-Internal Stability | |

Equations of Condition for Plane Trusses | |

Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy, and Instability of Plane Trusses | |

Analysis of Plane Trusses by the Method of Joints | |

Analysis of Plane Trusses by the Method of Sections | |

Analysis of Compound Trusses | |

Complex Trusses | |

Space Trusses | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Beams and Frames: Shear and Bending Moment | |

Axial Force, Shear, and Bending Moment | |

Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams | |

Qualitative Deflected Shapes | |

Relationships between Loads, Shears, and Bending Moments | |

Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy and Instability of Plane Frames | |

Analysis of Plane Frames | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Deflection of Beams: Geometric Methods | |

Differential Equation for Beam Deflection | |

Direct Integration Method | |

Superposition Method | |

Moment-Area Method | |

Bending Moment Diagrams by Parts | |

Conjugate-Beam Method | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Deflections of Trusses, Beams and Frames: Work-Energy Methods | |

Work | |

Principle of Virtual Work | |

Deflections of Trusses by the Virtual Work Method | |

Deflections of Beams by the Virtual Work Method | |

Deflections of Frames by the Virtual Work Method | |

Conservation of Energy and Strain Energy | |

Castigliano's Second Theorem | |

Betti's Law and Maxwell's Law of Reciprocal Deflections | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Influence Lines | |

Influence Lines for Beams and Frames by Equilibrium Method | |

Mueller-Breslau's Principle and Qualitative Influence Lines | |

Influence Lines for Girders with Floor Systems | |

Influence Lines for Trusses | |

Influence Lines for Deflections | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Application of Influence Lines | |

Response at a Particular Location Due to a Single Moving Concentrated Load | |

Response at a Particular Location Due to a Uniformly Distributed Live Load | |

Response at a Particular Location Due to a Series of Moving Concentrated Loads | |

Absolute Maximum Response | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Analysis of Symmetric Structures | |

Symmetric Structures | |

Symmetric and Antisymmetric Components of Loadings | |

Behavior of Symmetric Structures under Symmetric and Antisymmetric Loadings | |

Procedure for Analysis of Symmetric Structures | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures | |

Introduction to Statically Indeterminate Structures | |

Advantages and Disadvantages of Indeterminate Structures | |

Analysis of Indeterminate Structures | |

Summary | |

Approximate Analysis of Rectangular Building Frames | |

Assumptions for Approximate Analysis | |

Analysis for Vertical Loads | |

Analysis for Lateral Loads-Portal Method | |

Analysis for Lateral Loads | |

-Cantilever Method | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Method of Consistent Deformations-Force Method | |

Structures with Single Degree of Indeterminacy | |

Internal Forces and Moments as Redundants | |

Structures with Multiple Degrees of Indeterminacy | |

Support Settlements, Temperature Changes and Fabrication Errors | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Three-Moment Equation and the Method of Least Work | |

Derivation of Three-Moment Equation | |

Application of Three-Moment Equation | |

Method of Least Work | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Structures | |

Influence Lines for Beams and Trusses | |

Qualitative Influence Lines by Muller-Breslau's Principle | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Slope-Deflection Method | |

Slope-Deflection Equations | |

Basic Concept of the Slope-Deflection Method | |

Analysis of Continuous Beams | |

Analysis of Frames without Sidesway | |

Analysis of Frames with Sidesway | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Moment-Distribution Method | |

Definitions and Terminology | |

Basic Concept of the Moment-Distribution Method | |

Analysis of Continuous Beams | |

Analysis of Frames without Sidesway | |

Analysis of Frames with Sidesway | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Introduction to Matrix Structural Analysis | |

Analytical Model | |

Member Stiffness Relations in Local Coordinates | |

Coordinate Transformations | |

Member Stiffness Relations in Global Coordinates | |

Structure Stiffness Relations | |

Procedure for Analysis | |

Summary | |

Problems | |

Areas and Centroids of Geometric Shapes | |

Review of Matrix Algebra | |

Definition of a Matrix | |

Types of Matrices | |

Matrix Operations | |

Solution of Simultaneous Equations by the Gauss-Jordan Method | |

Problems | |

Computer Software | |

Bibliography | |

Answers to Selected Problems | |

Index | |

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