Elementary Theory of Structures / Edition 4

Elementary Theory of Structures / Edition 4

by Hsieh, S. T. Mau
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139344152

ISBN-13: 9780139344152

Pub. Date: 04/15/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Elementary Theory of Structures has been revised and updated, it fully encompasses the use of computers in structural analysis with the incorporation of the matrix method and inclusion of a diskette containing computer programs for solving structural problems.  See more details below

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Elementary Theory of Structures has been revised and updated, it fully encompasses the use of computers in structural analysis with the incorporation of the matrix method and inclusion of a diskette containing computer programs for solving structural problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139344152
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/15/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Prelude
1Introduction1
2Fundamentals8
3Structural Statics35
4Elastic Deformations81
4-6Castigliano's Second Theorem107
4-7Maxwell's Law of Reciprocal Deflections114
5Method of Consistent Deformations122
5-5Castigliano's Compatibility Equation (Method of Least Work)143
6Matrix Force Method161
7Moment Distribution Method197
8Slope-Deflection Method227
9Matrix Displacement Method261
10Influence Lines307
10-6Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Structures: The Muller-Breslau Principle324
11Treatment of Nonprismatic Members339
App. A Gaussian Elimination and Matrix Inversion357
App. B Computer Programs360
App. C Energy Theorems366
App. D Useful Tables371
Answers to Selected Problems373
Index379

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