Structural Analysis: A Unified Approach
This book presents a unified approach to the analysis of structures by combining classical and matrix method of analysis. It is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the basic concepts of structural analysis and to develop intuitve perception in students.
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analogous column section applied load assumed axial deformations axial forces beam segment beam shown bending boundary conditions cable cantilever centroid chapter components computed conjugate beam considered continuous beam coordinates corresponding determinate form developed discussed distribution due to unit elastic end moments equilibrium conditions Fig.E Figs.E Figure Final B.M. diagram fixed end flexibility coefficients flexibility method flexural rigidity frame Problem Given frame given loading global Hardy Cross hinge horizontal force indeterminate structures indeterminate systems indicated in Fig Influence lines joint moments leading diagonal load matrix matrix methods maximum B.M. member forces midspan nodes nonprismatic obtain ordinates parabolic arch parameters portal frame Problem real beam redundant forces restrained rotation shear force shown in Fig side sway Solution span statically determinate stiffness coefficients stiffness matrix strain energy Substituting support reactions symmetry Taking moments theorem truss unit load values vertical virtual virtual displacement write(2 zero