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.
- Numerous worked-through examples.
- Covers the entire field of structural analysis.
- End-of-the-chapter problems and solutions.
- Readers encounter real-life situations.
- Classic methods and computer applications.
The perfect guide for the Professional Engineer's exam, Structural Analysis: In Theory and Practice covers principles of structural analysis to advanced concepts. Methods of analysis are presented in a concise and direct manner and the diverse methodology of approaching problems is illustrated by specific examples. In addition, the book includes the clear and succinct approach to the analysis and focuses on the most direct solution to a problem. Numerous worked-through examples are provided to consolidate the reader's understanding of the topics. This book is perfect for anyone who wishes to have a handy reference filled with equations, calculations and modeling instructions.
It provides a comprehensive coverage of the classical methods of structural analysis and includes recent advances in computer applications. Supplementary problems are given at the end of each chapter with answers provided at the end of the book. These problems represent realistic situations encountered in practice, and test the reader's ability to apply the concepts presented in the chapter.
Structural Analysis: In Theory and Practice is perfect for anyone who wishes to have a handy reference filled with equations, calculations and modeling instructions, as well as engineering students and candidates studying for professional engineering registration examinations. It will also serve as a refresher course and excellent reference manual for practicing engineers.
- Comprehensive coverage of the field of structural analysis.
- Extensive use of line drawings to provide visual assistance in understanding complex analysis procedures.
- Problems represent realistic situations encountered in the analysis of structures and test the reader's ability to apply the concepts presented in the chapter.
Principles of Statics, Statically Determinate Pin-Jointed Frames Notation, Elements in Flexure, Elastic Deformations, Influence Lines, Space Frames, Statical Indeterminancy, Virtual Work Methods, Indeterminate Pin-Jointed Frames, Conjugate Beam Methods, Influence Lines, Elastic Center and Column Analogy Methods, Moment Distribution Methods, Model Analysis, Plastic Analysis and Design, Matrix and Computer Methods, Elastic Instability, Elastic-Plastic Analysis.