Pearson eText Structural Analysis: Skills for Practice -- Instant Access

Pearson eText Structural Analysis: Skills for Practice -- Instant Access, 1st edition

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Overview

Structural Analysis helps you develop your intuition and the habit of evaluating the reasonableness of structural analysis results. With examples and problems that use a guess, calculate, and evaluate results structure, the text will help you develop the metacognitive skill of thinking about your own thought process.

Published by Pearson (August 26th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780134877129

Subject: Civil & Mechanical Engineering

Category: Structural Engineering

Table of contents

1. Loads and Structure Idealization
1.1 Loads
1.2 Load Combinations
1.3 Structure Idealization
1.4 Application of Gravity Loads
1.5 Application of Lateral Loads
1.6 Distribution of Lateral Loads by Flexible Diaphragm

2. Predicting Results
2.1 Qualitative Truss Analysis
2.2 Principle of Superposition
2.3 Principle of Superposition
2.4 Approximating Loading Conditions

3. Cables and Arches
3.1 Cables with Point Loads
3.2 Cables with Uniform Loads
3.3 Arches

4. Internal Force Diagrams
4.1 Internal Forces by Integration
4.2 Constructing Diagrams by Deduction
4.3 Diagrams for Frames

5. Deformations
5.1 Double Integration Method
5.2 Conjugate Beam Method
5.3 Virtual Work Method

6. Influence Lines
6.1 Table-of-Points Method
6.2 Müller-Breslau Method
6.3 Using Influence Lines

7. Introduction to Computer Aided Analysis
7.1 Why Computer Results are Always Wrong
7.2 Checking Fundamental Principles
7.3 Checking Features of the Solution

8. Approximate Analysis of Indeterminate Trusses and Braced Frames
8.1 Indeterminate Trusses
8.2 Braced Frames with Lateral Loads
8.3 Braced Frames with Gravity Loads

9. Approximate Analysis of Rigid Frames
9.1 Gravity Load Method
9.2 Portal Method for Lateral Loads
9.3 Cantilever Method for Lateral Loads
9.4 Combined Gravity and Lateral Loads

10. Approximate Lateral Displacements
10.1 Braced Frames: Story Drift Method
10.2 Braced Frames: Virtual Work Method
10.3 Rigid Frames: Stiff Beam Method
10.4 Rigid Frames: Virtual Work Method
10.5 Solid Wall: Single Story
10.6 Solid Walls: Multistory

11. Diaphragms
11.1 Distribution of Lateral Loads by Rigid Diaphragm
11.2 In Plane Shear: Collector Beams
11.3 In Plane Moment: Diaphragm Chords

12. Force Method
12.1 One Degree Indeterminate Beams
12.2 Multi-Degree Indeterminate Beams
12.3 Indeterminate Trusses

13. Moment Distribution Method
13.1 Overview of Method
13.2 Fixed End Moments and Distribution Factors
13.3 Beams and Sidesway Inhibited Frames
13.4 Sidesway Frames

14. Direct Stiffness Method for Trusses
14.1 Overview of Method
14.2 Transformation and Element Stiffness Matrices
14.3 Compiling the System of Equations
14.4 Finding Deformations, Reactions and Internal Forces
14.5 Additional Loadings

15. Direct Stiffness Method for Frames
15.1 Element Stiffness Matrix
15.2 Transformation Matrix
15.3 Global Stiffness Matrix
15.4 Loads Between Nodes
15.5 Direct Stiffness Method
15.6 Internal Forces

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