# Contents

Contents

Part One

Introduction to Structural Analysis and Structural Loads

Chapter 1

Introduction to Structural Analysis

1.1 Structural Analysis Defined

1.2 Types of Structures and Structural Members

1.3 Fundamental Concepts and Principles of Structural Analysis

1.4 Units of Measurement

Chapter 2

2.2 Load Combinations for Structural Design

2.3 Tributary Width and Area

2.4 Influence Areas

Part Two

Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures

Chapter 3

Equilibrium Structures, Support Reactions, Determinacy and Stability of Beams and Frames

3.1 Equilibrium of Structures

3.2 Types of Supports and Their Characteristics

3.3 Determinacy and Stability of Beams and Frames

3.4 Computation of Support Reactions for Planar Structures

Chapter 4

Internal Forces in Beams and Frames

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Basic Definitions

4.3 Sign Convention

4.4 Relation Among Distributed Load, Shearing Force, and Bending Moment

Chapter 5

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Types of Trusses

5.3 Determinacy and Stability of Trusses

5.4 Assumptions in Truss Analysis

5.5 Joint Identification and Member Force Notation

5.6 Methods of Truss Analysis

Chapter 6

Arches and Cables

6.1 Arches

6.2 Cables

Chapter 7

Deflection of Beams: Geometric Methods

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Derivation of the Equation of the Elastic Curve of a Beam

7.3 Deflection by Method of Double Integration

7.4 Deflection by Method of Singularity Function

7.5 Deflection by Moment-Area Method

7.6 Deflection by the Conjugate Beam Method

Chapter 8

Deflections of Structures: Work-Energy Methods

8.1 Virtual Work Method

8.2 Energy Methods

Chapter 9

Influence Lines for Statically Determinate Structures

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Influence Lines for Statically Determinate Beams by Static Equilibrium Method

9.3 Construction of Influence Lines

9.4 Uses of Influence Lines

Part Three

Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Strctures

Force Method of Analysis of Indeterminate Structures

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Maxwell-Betti Law of Reciprocal Deflections

10.3 Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Frames

10.4 Analysis of Indeterminate Trusses

Chapter 11

Slope-Deflection Method of Analysis of Indeterminate Structures

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Sign Conventions

11.3 Derivation of Slope-Deflection Equations

11.4 Modification for Pin-Supported End Span

11.5 Analysis of Indeterminate Beams

11.6 Analysis of Indeterminate Frames

Chapter 12

Moment Distribution Method of Analysis of Structures

12.1 Basic Concepts

12.2 Sign Convention

12.3 Definitions

12.4 Modification of Member Stiffness

12.5 Analysis of Indeterminate Beams

12.6 Analysis of Indeterminate Frames

Chapter 13

Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Structures

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Static Equilibrium Method

13.3 Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Beams by Kinematic Method