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    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

    Structural Loads and Loading System

    2.1 Types of Structural Loads

    2.2 Load Combinations for Structural Design

    2.3 Tributary Width and Area

    2.4 Influence Areas

    2.5 Live Load Reduction

    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

    Internal Forces in Plane Trusses

    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

    Chapter 10

    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