Introduction. Modeling of Poroelastic Beams. Basic equations. Characteristic times. Note on a beam impermeable at both ends. Equations in non-dimensional form. Analytical Solutions for Quasi-Static Beams. Simply-supported beams with permeable ends. Beams subjected to loads suddenly applied and constant thereafter. Finite Element Formulation and Solutions for Quasi-Static Beams. Introduction. Variational principles. Finite element formulation. Examples and discussion. Vibrations of Poroelastic Beams. Initial value problems. Forced harmonic vibrations. Closure. Large Deflection Analysis. Governing equations. Equations in non-dimensional forms when &egr;0 =0. Numerical formulation. Numerical procedure for the finite difference method. Examples and discussion. Stability of Poroelastic Columns. Buckling of columns. Limits of critical load. Time-dependence of critical load and deflections. Post-buckling: formulation. Post-buckling: results and discussion. Imperfection sensitivity. Dynamic stability of poroelastic columns. Stability boundaries and critical load amplitude. Analysis of Poroelastic Plates. Basic equations for thin plates. Bending equations in non-dimensional form. Analytical solutions for Quasi-static bending. Transverse vibrations of simply supported plates. Closure. References. Appendices.