Table of contents for Fundamentals of structural analysis / Kenneth Leet, Chia-Ming Uang.


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Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 Overview of the Text
1.2 The Design Process: Relationship of Analysis to Design
1.3 Strength and Serviceability
1.4 Historical Development of Structural Systems
1.5 Basic Structural Elements
1.6 Assembling Basic Elements to Form a Stable Structural System
1.7 Analyzing by Computer
1.8 Preparation of Computations
Chapter Summary

Chapter 2: Design Loads 2.1 Building and Design Code 2.2 Loads 2.3 Dead Load 2.4 Live Load 2.5 Wind Loads 2.6 Earthquake Forces 2.7 Other Loads 2.8 Load Combinations Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 3: Statics of Structures: Reactions 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Forces 3.3 Supports 3.4 Idealizing Structures 3.5 Free-Body Diagrams 3.6 Equations of Static Equilibrium 3.7 Equations of Condition 3.8 Influence of Reactions on Stability and Determinacy of Structures 3.9 Classifying Structures 3.10 Comparison between Determinate and Indeterminate Structures Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 4: Trusses 4.1 Introduction 4.2 Types of Trusses 4.3 Analysis of Trusses 4.4 Method of Joints 4.5 Zero Bars 4.6 Method of Sections 4.7 Determinacy and Stability Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 5: Beams and Frames 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Scope of the Chapter 5.3 Equations for Shear and Moment 5.4 Shear and Moment Curves 5.5 Principle of Superposition 5.6 Sketching the Deflected Shapes of a Beam or Frame 5.7 Degree of Indeterminacy Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 6: Cables 6.1 Introduction 6.2 Characteristics of Cables 6.3 Variation of Cable Force 6.4 Analysis of a Cable Supporting Gravity (Vertical) Loads 6.5 General Cable Theorem 6.6 Establishing the Funicular Shape of an Arch Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 7: Arches 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Types of Arches 7.3 Three-Hinged Arches 7.4 Funicular Shape for an Arch that Supports a Uniformly Distributed Load Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 8: Live-Load Forces: Influence Lines for Determinate Structures 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Influence Lines 8.3 Construction of an Influence Line 8.4 The Müller-Breslau Principle 8.5 Use of Influence Lines 8.6 Influence Lines for Girders Supporting Floor Systems 8.7 Influence Lines for Trusses 8.8 Live Loads for Highway and Railroad Bridges 8.9 Increase-Decrease Method 8.10 Absolute Maximum Live-Load Moment 8.11 Maximum Shear Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 9: Deflections of Beams and Frames 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Double Integration Method 9.3 Moment-Area Method 9.4 Elastic Load Method 9.5 Conjugate Beam Method 9.6 Design Aids for Beams Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 10: Work-Energy Methods for Computing Deflections 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Work 10.3 Strain Energy 10.4 Deflections by the Work-Energy Method (Real Work) 10.5 Virtual Work: Trusses 10.6 Virtual Work: Beams and Frames 10.7 Finite Summation 10.8 Bernoulli’s Principle of Virtual Displacements 10.9 Maxwell–Betti Law of Reciprocal Deflections Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 11: Analysis of Indeterminate Structures by the Flexibility Method 11.1 Introduction 11.2 Concept of a Redundant 11.3 Fundamentals of the Flexibility Method 11.4 Alternative View of the Flexibility Method (Closing a Gap) 11.5 Analysis Using Internal Releases 11.6 Support Settlements, Temperature Change, and Fabrication Errors 11.7 Analysis of Structures with Several Degrees of Indeterminacy 11.8 Beam on Elastic Supports Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 12: Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Frames by the Slope-Deflection Method 12.1 Introduction 12.2 Illustration of the Slope-Deflection Method 12.3 Derivation of the Slope-Deflection Equation 12.4 Analysis of Structures by the Slope-Deflection Method 12.5 Analysis of Structures that Are Free to Sidesway 12.6 Kinematic Indeterminacy Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 13: Moment Distribution 13.1 Introduction 13.2 Development of the Moment Distribution Method 13.3 Summary of the Moment Distribution Method with No Joint Translation 13.4 Analysis of Beams by Moment Distribution 13.5 Modification of Member Stiffness 13.6 Analysis of Frames that Are Free to Sidesway 13.7 Analysis of an Unbraced Frame for General Loading 13.8 Analysis of Multistory Frames 13.9 Nonprismatic Members Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 14: Indeterminate Structures: Influence Lines 14.1 Introduction 14.2 Construction of Influence Lines Using Moment Distribution 14.3 Müller–Breslau Principle 14.4 Qualitative Influence Lines for Beams 14.5 Live-Load Patterns to Maximize Forces in Multistory Buildings Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 15: Approximate Analysis of Indeterminate Structures 15.1 Introduction 15.2 Approximate Analysis of a Continuous Beam for Gravity Load 15.3 Approximate Analysis of a Rigid Frame for Vertical Load 15.4 Approximate Analysis of a Continuous Truss 15.5 Estimating Deflections of Trusses 15.6 Trusses with Double Diagonals 15.7 Approximate Analysis of a Multistory Rigid Frame for Gravity Load 15.8 Analysis of Unbraced Frames for Lateral Load 15.9 Portal Method 15.10 Cantilever Method Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 16: Introduction to the General Stiffness Method and Review of Basic Matrix Operations 16.1 Introduction 16.2 Flexibility and Stiffness Methods 16.3 Analysis of an Indeterminate Beam by the General Stiffness Method 16.4 Introduction to Matrix Notation 16.5 Characteristics of Matrices 16.6 Matrix Operations 16.7 Determinants 16.8 Inverse of a Matrix 16.9 Gauss Elimination Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 17: Matrix Analysis of Trusses by the Direct Stiffness Method 17.1 Introduction 17.2 Member and Structure Stiffness Matrices 17.3 Construction of a Members Stiffness Matrix for an Individual Truss Bar 17.4 Assembly of a Structure Stiffness Matrix 17.5 Solution of Direct Stiffness Method 17.6 Member Stiffness Matrix of an Inclined Truss Bar 17.7 Coordinate Transformation of Member Stiffness Matrix Chapter Summary Problems

Chapter 18: Matrix Analysis of Beams and Frames by the Direct Stiffness Method 18.1 Introduction 18.2 Structure Stiffness Matrix 18.3 The 2 X 2 Rotational Stiffness Matrix for a Flexural Element 18.4 The 4 X 4 Member Stiffness Matrix in Local Coordinates 18.5 The 6 X 6 Member Stiffness Matrix in Local Coordinates 18.6 The 6 X 6 Member Stiffness Matrix in Global Coordinates and Assemblage of Structure Stiffness Matrix by Direct Summation Chapter Summary Problems

Appendix A Appendix B Solutions to Selected Problems Index