Structural Analysis

ISBN-10: 0495295655

ISBN-13: 9780495295655

Edition: 4th 2010

Authors: Aslam Kassimali
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Description: Structural Analysis teaches students the basic principles of structural analysis using the classical approach. The chapters are presented in a logical order, moving from an introduction of the topic to an analysis of statically determinate beams, trusses and rigid frames, to the analysis of statistically indeterminate structures. The text includes solved problems to help illustrate the fundamental concepts.

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List price: $92.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 876
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Aslam Kassimali is Professor of Civil Engineering at Southern Illinois University. He teaches structural engineering, nonlinear structural analysis, and structural dynamics and stability. Consistently recognized for teaching excellence, Dr. Kassimali has received 19 awards for outstanding teaching at the department and the college level since joining Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1980. In 1996 he was named the Outstanding Teacher of the entire university, and in 2004 he was awarded the title of Distinguished Teacher. Professor Kassimali completed undergraduate work at the University of Karachi in Pakistan in 1969, earned a master's degree from Iowa State University in 1971, and masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 1974 and 1976 respectively.

Introduction to Structural Analysis and Loads
Introduction to Structural Analysis
Historical Background
Role of Structural Analysis in Structural Engineering Projects
Classification of Structures
Analytical Models
Loads on Structures
Dead Loads
Live Loads
Wind Loads
Snow Loads
Earthquake Loads
Hydrostatic and Soil Pressures
Thermal and Other Effects
Load Combinations
Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures
Equilibrium and Support Reactions
Equilibrium of Structures
External and Internal Forces
Types of Supports for Plane Structures
Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy and Instability
Computation of Reactions
Principle of Superposition
Reactions of Simply Supported Structures Using Proportions
Plane and Space Trusses
Assumptions for Analysis of Trusses
Arrangement of Members of Plane Trusses-Internal Stability
Equations of Condition for Plane Trusses
Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy, and Instability of Plane Trusses
Analysis of Plane Trusses by the Method of Joints
Analysis of Plane Trusses by the Method of Sections
Analysis of Compound Trusses
Complex Trusses
Space Trusses
Beams and Frames: Shear and Bending Moment
Axial Force, Shear, and Bending Moment
Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams
Qualitative Deflected Shapes
Relationships between Loads, Shears, and Bending Moments
Static Determinacy, Indeterminacy and Instability of Plane Frames
Analysis of Plane Frames
Deflection of Beams: Geometric Methods
Differential Equation for Beam Deflection
Direct Integration Method
Superposition Method
Moment-Area Method
Bending Moment Diagrams by Parts
Conjugate-Beam Method
Deflections of Trusses, Beams and Frames: Work-Energy Methods
Principle of Virtual Work
Deflections of Trusses by the Virtual Work Method
Deflections of Beams by the Virtual Work Method
Deflections of Frames by the Virtual Work Method
Conservation of Energy and Strain Energy
Castigliano's Second Theorem
Betti's Law and Maxwell's Law of Reciprocal Deflections
Influence Lines
Influence Lines for Beams and Frames by Equilibrium Method
Mueller-Breslau's Principle and Qualitative Influence Lines
Influence Lines for Girders with Floor Systems
Influence Lines for Trusses
Influence Lines for Deflections
Application of Influence Lines
Response at a Particular Location Due to a Single Moving Concentrated Load
Response at a Particular Location Due to a Uniformly Distributed Live Load
Response at a Particular Location Due to a Series of Moving Concentrated Loads
Absolute Maximum Response
Analysis of Symmetric Structures
Symmetric Structures
Symmetric and Antisymmetric Components of Loadings
Behavior of Symmetric Structures under Symmetric and Antisymmetric Loadings
Procedure for Analysis of Symmetric Structures
Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures
Introduction to Statically Indeterminate Structures
Advantages and Disadvantages of Indeterminate Structures
Analysis of Indeterminate Structures
Approximate Analysis of Rectangular Building Frames
Assumptions for Approximate Analysis
Analysis for Vertical Loads
Analysis for Lateral Loads-Portal Method
Analysis for Lateral Loads
-Cantilever Method
Method of Consistent Deformations-Force Method
Structures with Single Degree of Indeterminacy
Internal Forces and Moments as Redundants
Structures with Multiple Degrees of Indeterminacy
Support Settlements, Temperature Changes and Fabrication Errors
Three-Moment Equation and the Method of Least Work
Derivation of Three-Moment Equation
Application of Three-Moment Equation
Method of Least Work
Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Structures
Influence Lines for Beams and Trusses
Qualitative Influence Lines by Muller-Breslau's Principle
Slope-Deflection Method
Slope-Deflection Equations
Basic Concept of the Slope-Deflection Method
Analysis of Continuous Beams
Analysis of Frames without Sidesway
Analysis of Frames with Sidesway
Moment-Distribution Method
Definitions and Terminology
Basic Concept of the Moment-Distribution Method
Analysis of Continuous Beams
Analysis of Frames without Sidesway
Analysis of Frames with Sidesway
Introduction to Matrix Structural Analysis
Analytical Model
Member Stiffness Relations in Local Coordinates
Coordinate Transformations
Member Stiffness Relations in Global Coordinates
Structure Stiffness Relations
Procedure for Analysis
Areas and Centroids of Geometric Shapes
Review of Matrix Algebra
Definition of a Matrix
Types of Matrices
Matrix Operations
Solution of Simultaneous Equations by the Gauss-Jordan Method
Computer Software
Answers to Selected Problems
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