Elementary Theory of Structures / Edition 4

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780139344152
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/15/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • 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
1 Introduction 1
2 Fundamentals 8
3 Structural Statics 35
4 Elastic Deformations 81
4-6 Castigliano's Second Theorem 107
4-7 Maxwell's Law of Reciprocal Deflections 114
5 Method of Consistent Deformations 122
5-5 Castigliano's Compatibility Equation (Method of Least Work) 143
6 Matrix Force Method 161
7 Moment Distribution Method 197
8 Slope-Deflection Method 227
9 Matrix Displacement Method 261
10 Influence Lines 307
10-6 Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Structures: The Muller-Breslau Principle 324
11 Treatment of Nonprismatic Members 339
App. A Gaussian Elimination and Matrix Inversion 357
App. B Computer Programs 360
App. C Energy Theorems 366
App. D Useful Tables 371
Answers to Selected Problems 373
Index 379
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