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Topics: Structural analysis, Beam, Truss Pages: 350 (46616 words) Published: April 4, 2013
STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL

Associate Professor Hong Guan and Professor Yew-Chaye Loo

Griffith School of Engineering Griffith University Gold Coast Campus Queensland, Australia TENTH EDITION

(Fourth Printing - 2013)

Structural Analysis - Supplementary Material

CONTENTS
Part I
1

Supplementary Notes .................................................................. Fundamentals ................................................................................................. 1.1 Types of structures and structural members (skeletal structures) .......... 1.2 Types of loadings .................................................................................... 1.3 Supports and support reactions .............................................................. 1.4 Analysis using equilibrium equations ...................................................... 1.5 Internal forces ......................................................................................... 1.6 Examples ................................................................................................ 1.7 Principle of superposition (super-impose) ............................................... Determinacy and Stability ............................................................................. 2.1 External determinacy, indeterminacy and stability .................................. 2.2 Internal determinacy and indeterminacy ................................................. 2.3 Summary ................................................................................................. Analysis of Trusses ....................................................................................... 3.1 Types of trusses ...................................................................................... 3.2 Construction and nature of member connections (joints) ....................... 3.3 Determinacy and stability ........................................................................ 3.4 Methods of analysis ................................................................................ 3.5 Null members .......................................................................................... 3.6 Examples ................................................................................................ Influence Lines ............................................................................................... 4.1 Definition and applications ....................................................................... 4.2 Influence lines for reaction, shear and moment ....................................... 4.3 Difference between shear force/bending moment diagrams and influence lines .................................................................................. 4.4 Equivalent live load ................................................................................. 4.5 Muller-Breslau's principle ........................................................................ 4.6 Influence lines for trusses ....................................................................... Deflections ...................................................................................................... 5.1 General .................................................................................................... 5.2 Deflected shapes ..................................................................................... 5.3 Strain energy ........................................................................................... 5.4 Principle of virtual work (unit-load method).............................................. 5.5 Virtual work method ................................................................................ 5.6 Castigliano's theorem ............................................................................. 5.7 Comparison between virtual work method and Castigliano’s theorem ... 5.8 Strain energy application...
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