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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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