## Analysis of Structures: Strength and BehaviourDesigned for an introductory course, Analysis of Structures: Strength and Behaviour adopts a modern and practical approach to structural analysis by integrating and unifying various concepts belonging to a particular structure/member under a single topic. The book provides a comprehensive coverage of concepts, basic definitions, and analytical techniques that provide the foundation for the field of structural analysis. It also discusses many current topics like offshore structures, safety auditing of structures and experimental stress analysis, etc., which will equip students with the necessary cutting edge technology in this field. These topics are also of relevance to present day engineers. Innovative in its layout, the text is user-friendly with a large number of worked-out examples that encourages the reader towards independent problem-solving. A large number of illustrations aid the explanations provided in the text. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

General 2 Structural System 75 Modelling of Structures 27 Types | 26 |

Introduction 34 Types of Loads 34 Static Loads 36 Dynamic Loads 46 Types | 55 |

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acceleration amplitude analysis applied load arch axes axial bending building calculated called cantilever beam centre centroid column components compressive concentrated load constant coordinate crack cross section curve deflection deformation determined diameter direction displacement distance distribution dynamic loads earthquake elastic element equation equilibrium evaluated expressed factor factor of safety failure fatigue fibre Figure frame frequency given by Eq horizontal induced inertia influence diagram joint length linear magnitude material method midspan modulus Mohr's circle neutral axis node normal stresses obtained pile plane position pressure ratio reaction reinforced concrete resistance response rotation S-N curve shear diagram shear force shear stress shown in Fig simple beam simply supported beam slope span static statically determinate steel stiffness strain gauges strength stress concentration stress-strain curve structure subjected surface tensile stress tension testing torsion typical velocity vertical vibration wave weld wind yield strength zero