Structural Analysis

Structural Analysis

In Theory and Practice

1st Edition - December 12, 2008

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  • Author: Alan Williams
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781856175500
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080949826

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Structural Analysis: In Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive review of the classical methods of structural analysis and also the recent advances in computer applications. The prefect guide for the Professional Engineer's exam, Williams covers principles of structural analysis to advanced concepts. Methods of analysis are presented in a concise and direct manner and the different methods of approach to a problem are illustrated by specific examples. In addition, the book include the clear and concise approach to the subject and the focus on the most direct solution to a problem. Numerous worked examples are provided to consolidate the readers? understanding of the topics. Structural Analysis: In Theory and Practice  is perfect for anyone who wishes to have handy reference filled with equations, calculations and modeling instructions as well as candidates studying for professional engineering registration examinations. It will also serve as a refresher course and reference manual for practicing engineers. Registered professional engineers and registered structural

Key Features

  • Numerous worked examples are provided to consolidate the readers understanding of the topics
  • Comprehensive coverage of the whole field of structural analysis
  • Supplementary problems are given at the end of each chapter with answers provided at the end of the book
  • Realistic situations encountered in practice and test the reader's ability to apply the concepts presented in the chapter
  • Classical methods of structural analysis and also the recent advances in computer applications

Readership

Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Earthquake Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers. Engineers preparing of the PE Exam, Architects and Construction Engineers

Table of Contents

  • PART 1: ANALYSIS OF DETERMINATE STRUCTURES
    1 PRINCIPLES OF STATICS

    2 STATICALLY DETERMINATE PIN-JOINTED FRAMES
    Notation
    3 ELEMENTS IN FLEXURE
    4 ELASTIC DEFORMATIONS
    5 INFLUENCE LINES
    6 SPACE FRAMES
    ANSWERS TO SUPPLEMENTARY PROBLEMS
    Chapter 1
    Chapter 2
    Chapter 3
    Chapter 4
    Chapter 5
    Chapter 6
    SUBJECT INDEX

    PART 2: ANALYSIS OF INDETERMINATE STRUCTURES
    1 STATICAL INDETERMINACY
    2 VIRTUAL WORK METHODS
    3 INDETERMINATE PIN-JOINTED FRAMES
    4 CONJUGATE BEAM METHODS
    5 INFLUENCE LINES
    Notation
    6 ELASTIC CENTER AND COLUMN ANALOGY METHODS
    Notation
    7 MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHODS
    8 MODEL ANALYSIS
    9 PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
    Notation
    10 MATRIX AND COMPUTER METHODS
    11 ELASTIC INSTABILITY
    12 ELASTIC-PLASTIC ANALYSIS
    ANSWERS TO SUPPLEMENTARY PROBLEMS
    Chapter 1
    Chapter 2
    Chapter 3
    Chapter 4
    Chapter 5
    Chapter 6
    Chapter 7
    Chapter 8
    Chapter 9
    Chapter 10
    Chapter 11

Product details

  • No. of pages: 632
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2008
  • Published: December 12, 2008
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9781856175500
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080949826

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