Basic Structural Dynamics

ISBN-10: 0470879394

ISBN-13: 9780470879399

Edition: 2013

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This book is intended as a basic introduction to the topic of structural dynamics for undergraduate civil and structural engineering students. Covering single and multiple degree of freedom systems while providing an introduction to earthquake engineering, the book hopes to keep the coverage succinct and on topic at a level appropriate for non-specialist undergraduate and graduate students. Through dozens of worked examples based on actual structures, the book will also introduce the student to NONLIN, a matrix analysis software package.
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Book details

List price: $127.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 7/31/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Basic Concepts of Structural Dynamics
The Dynamic Environment
Types of Dynamic Loading
Basic Principles
Dynamic Equilibrium
Single-Degree-Of-Freedom Systems
Reduction of Degrees of Freedom
Time-Dependent Force
Gravitational Forces
Earthquake Ground Motion
Formulation of Equation of Motion
d' Alembert's Principle
Virtual Work (Virtual Displacements)
Generalized Coordinates
Discreet Parameters
Continuous Parameters
Transformation Factors
Axial Load Effect
Linear Approximation
Free-Vibration Response of Single-Degree-Of-Freedom Systems
Undamped Free Vibration
Alternate Solution
Rayleigh's Method
Selection of Deflected Shape
Damped Free Vibration
Rotating Vector Form
Logarithmic Decrement
Radical Positive
Response to Harmonic Loading
Undamped Dynamic System
Damped Dynamics System
Tripartite Logarithmic Plot
Evaluation of Damping
Seismic Accelerometers and Displacement Meters (Seismographs)
Response to Impulse Loads
Rectangular Pulse
Damped Rectangular Pulse
Triangular Pulse
Approximate Analysis for Short-Duration Impulse Load
Response to Arbitrary Dynamic Loading
Duhamel Integral
Numerical Formulation of the Equations of Motion
Numerical Integration Methods
Newmark's Numerical Method
Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
Elastic Properties
Viscous Damping
Undamped Free Vibration
Free Vibration
Betti's Law
Orthogonality Properties of Mode Shapes
Changing Coordinates (Inverse Transformation)
Holzer Method for Shear Buildings
Axial Load Effects (Linear Approximation)
Modal Equations for Undamped Time-Dependent Force Analysis
Modal Equations of Damped Forced Vibration
Modal Equations for Seismic Response Analysis
Nonlinear Response of Multiple-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
Static Nonlinear Analysis
Dynamic Nonlinear Analysis
Gauss Reduction
MATLAB Applications
Seismic Response of Structures
Linear Elastic Response Spectra
Elastic Design Response Spectrum
Earthquake Response of SDOF Systems
Earthquake Response Analysis of MDOF Systems
Time History Modal Analysis
Modal Combinations for Spectral Analyses
Structural Dynamics in the Building Code
Equivalanet Lateral Force Procedure
Modal Response Spectrum Procedure
Appendix - Historical Development of Building Code Seismic Provisions
Selected References
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