Structural Analysis

ISBN-10: 0134933702

ISBN-13: 9780134933702

Edition: 3rd 1997 (Revised)

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Description: The text gives a presentation of the theory of structural analysis and its application to trusses, beams, and frames. Discussions relevant to a particular theory are followed by Procedures for Analysis. Features new to this edition include illustrations and design; a new chapter on cables and arches; outstanding realism in the homework problems - through revision of existing problems and the addition of many new problems; a new section on the Double Integration Method for computing deflections; clarified treatment of moment distribution; a new version of the STRAN software program - packaged with the text - now easier to use and includes the drawing of shear and moment diagrams for beams and frames. All figures, problems, and examples have been revised for accuracy.

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List price: $96.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 729
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (major in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University. Hibbelerrsquo;s professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as Sargent and Lundy in Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana. Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. In the past he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.

Types of Structures and Loads
Classification of Structures
Structural Design
Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures
Idealized Structure
Principle of Superposition
Equations of Equilibrium
Determinacy and Stability
Application of the Equations of Equilibrium
Analysis of Simple Diaphragm and Shear Wall Systems
Analysis of Statically Determinate Trusses
Common Types of Trusses
Classification of Coplanar Trusses
The Method of Joints
Zero-Force Members
The Method of Sections
Compound Trusses
Complex Trusses
Space Trusses
Internal Loadings Developed in Structural Members
Internal Loadings at a Specified Point
Shear and Moment Functions
Shear and Moment Diagrams for a Beam
Shear and Moment Diagrams for a Frame
Moment Diagrams Constructed by the Method of Superposition
Cables and Arches
Cable Subjected to Concentrated Loads
Cable Subjected to a Uniform Distributed Load
Three-Hinged Arch
Influence Lines for Statically Determinate Structures
Influence Lines
Influence Lines for Beams
Qualitative Influence Lines
Influence Lines for Floor Girders
Influence Lines for Trusses
Live Loads for Bridges
Maximum Influence at a Point Due to a Series of Concentrated Loads
Absolute Maximum Shear and Moment
Approximate Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures
Use of Approximate Methods
Vertical Loads on Building Frames
Portal Frames and Trusses
Lateral Loads on Building Frames: Portal Method
Lateral Loads on Building Frames: Cantilever Method
Deflection Diagrams and the Elastic Curve
Elastic-Beam Theory
The Double Integration Method
Moment-Area Theorems
Conjugate-Beam Method
External Work and Strain Energy
Principle of Work and Energy
Principle of Virtual Work
Method of Virtual Work: Trusses
Method of Virtual Work: Beams and Frames
Virtual Strain Energy Caused by Axial Load, Shear, Torsion, and Temperature
Castigliano's Theorem
Castigliano's Theorem for Trusses
Castigliano's Theorem for Beams and Frames
Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures by the Force Method
Statically Indeterminate Structures
Force Method of Analysis: General Procedure
Maxwell's Theorem of Reciprocal Displacements; Betti's Law
Force Method of Analysis: Beams
Force Method of Analysis: Frames
Force Method of Analysis: Trusses
Composite Structures
Additional Remarks on the Force Method of Analysis
The Three-Moment Equation
Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Beams
Qualitative Influence Lines for Frames
Displacement Method of Analysis: Slope-Deflection Equations
Displacement Method of Analysis: General Procedures
Slope-Deflection Equations
Analysis of Beams
Analysis of Frames: No Sidesway
Analysis of Frames: Sidesway
Displacement Method of Analysis: Moment Distribution
General Principles and Definitions
Moment Distribution for Beams
Stiffness-Factor Modifications
Moment Distribution for Frames: No Sidesway
Moment Distribution for Frames: Sidesway
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