Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

Hardcover | September 9, 2010

byKenneth Leet, Chia-Ming Uang, Anne Gilbert

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Fundamentals of Structural Analysis fourth edition, introduces engineering and architectural students to the basic techniques for analyzing the most common structural elements, including beams, trusses, frames, cables, and arches. The text covers the classical methods of analysis for determinate and indeterminate structures, and provides an introduction to the matrix formulation on which computer analysis is based.

This edition features an expanded treatment of snow, earthquake, and wind loads that are part of the updated ANSI/ASCE 7 standards. We've also added Historical Notes to this addition that provide valuable insights to the development of today's techniques and practices. Additionally, about 30% of the text's problems are new or heavily revised.

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Fundamentals of Structural Analysis fourth edition, introduces engineering and architectural students to the basic techniques for analyzing the most common structural elements, including beams, trusses, frames, cables, and arches. The text covers the classical methods of analysis for determinate and indeterminate structures, and provid...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 8 × 1.5 inPublished:September 9, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073401099

ISBN - 13:9780073401096

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introduction

Chapter 2Design Loads

Chapter 3Statics of Structures-Reactions

Chapter 4Trusses

Chapter 5Beams and Frames

Chapter 6Cables

Chapter 7Arches

Chapter 8Live Load Forces: Influence Lines for Determinate Structures

Chapter 9Deflections of Beams and Frames

Chapter 10Work-Energy Methods for Computing Deflections

Chapter 11Analysis of Indeterminate Structures by the Flexibility Method

Chapter 12Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Frames by the Slope-Deflection Method

Chapter 13Moment Distribution

Chapter 14Indeterminate Structures: Influence Lines

Chapter 15Approximate Analysis of Indeterminate Structures

Chapter 16Introduction to the General Stiffness Method

Chapter 17Matrix Analysis of Trusses by the Direct Stiffness Method

Chapter 18Matrix Analysis of Beams and Frames by the Direct Stiffness Method