## Structural Dynamics: Theory and ComputationThis newly revised fourth edition includes all the latest developments and research work in structural dynamics, making it a truly self-contained book on the analysis and design of structures subjected to dynamic forces or earthquake excitations. |

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nice elaboration of structural dynamics, a student and teacher's companion.

a must read book for earthquake engineers.

rishikesh , CUSAT, KOCHI.http://e-civil4cusat.blogspot.com/

### Contents

DAMPED SINGLEDEGREEOFFREEDOM SYSTEM | 31 |

RESPONSE OF ONEDEGREEOFFREEDOM SYSTEM | 47 |

RESPONSE TO GENERAL DYNAMIC LOADING | 96 |

FOURIER ANALYSIS AND RESPONSE | 139 |

GENERALIZED COORDINATES AND RAYLEIGHS METHOD | 162 |

NONLINEAR STRUCTURAL RESPONSE | 205 |

RESPONSE SPECTRA | 233 |

STRUCTURES MODELED AS SHEAR BUILDINGS | 271 |

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF TRUSSES | 511 |

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF STRUCTURES USING THE FINITE ELEMENT | 538 |

2D Elements | 552 |

TIME HISTORY RESPONSE OF MULTIDEGREEOFFREEDOM | 577 |

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF SYSTEMS WITH DISTRIBUTED PROPERTIES | 609 |

DISCRETIZATION OF CONTINUOUS SYSTEMS | 635 |

RANDOM VIBRATION | 653 |

EQUIVALENT STATIC LATERAL | 707 |

FREE VIBRATION OF A SHEAR BUILDING | 287 |

FORCED MOTION OF SHEAR BUILDING | 310 |

DAMPED MOTION OF SHEAR BUILDINGS | 352 |

REDUCTION OF DYNAMIC MATRICES | 366 |

STRUCTURES MODELED AS DISCRETE | 397 |

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF PLANE FRAMES | 442 |

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF GRIDS | 469 |

THREEDIMENSIONAL FRAMES | 491 |

DYNAMIC METHOD | 766 |

Answers to Problems in Part 1791 | 791 |

Computer Programs | 801 |

Glossary | 807 |

815 | |

Diskette Order Form | 825 |

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acceleration ACTSET ACTXYPOST amplitude applied assumed axial axis base shear beam element beam segment calculated Chapter columns consistent mass corresponding critical damping curve damping coefficient damping matrix damping ratio Define deflection degrees of freedom differential equation Duhamel's integral dynamic analysis earthquake EGROUP eigenvectors elastic elastoplastic equation of motion Example excitation factor Fourier Fourier series free body diagram given by eq harmonic Ib/in incremental INPUT DATA integration lateral forces linear load M_CR mass matrix maximum MESHING method modal shapes natural frequencies Neglect damping nodal coordinates nodal forces node normal modes O.OOOOEtOO obtained OUTPUT RESULTS plot POST_DYN Problem PROPSETS rad/sec random RCONST response spectra rotation seismic shear building shear force shown in Fig single-degree-of-freedom system solution Solve spectral density static steady-state steady-state response stiffness and mass stiffness coefficient stiffness equation structure substitution Table torsional transformation truss undamped values vector velocity virtual displacement XY_PLOTS zero

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