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Functions as a self-study guide and textbook containing over 110 examples and 165 problem sets with answers, a comprehensive solutions manual, and computer programs that clarify arithmetic concepts-ideal for a two-semester course in structural dynamics, analysis and design of seismic structures, matrix methods of structural analysis, numerical methods in structural engineering, and advanced structural mechanics and design! This book uses state-of-the-art computer technology to formulate displacement method with matrix algebra, facilitating analysis of structural dynamics and applications to earthquake engineering and UBC and IBC seismic building codes. Links code provisions to analytical derivations and compares individual specifications across codes, including the IBC-2000! With 3700 equations and 660 drawings and tables, Matrix Analysis of Structural Dynamics: Applications and Earthquake Engineering examines vibration of trusses, rigid and elastic frames, plane grid systems, and 3-D building systems with slabs, walls, bracings, beam-columns, and rigid zones presents single and multiple degree-of-freedom systems and various response behaviors for different types of time-dependent excitations outlines determinant, iteration, Jacobian, Choleski decomposition, and Sturm sequence eigensolution methods details proportional and nonproportional damping, steady-state vibration for undamped harmonic excitation, and transient vibration for general forcing function includes P-? effects, elastic media, coupling vibrations, Timoshenko theory, and geometric and material nonlinearity illustrates free and forced vibrations of frameworks and plates stressing isoparametric finite element formulation offers several numerical integration methods with solution criteria for error and stability behavior details models and computer calculations for bracings, RC beams and columns, coupling bending, and shear of low-rise walls and more! Matrix Analysis

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Journal of Structural Engineering
It not only educates but inspires its readers...a must-read treatise for all students and professionals.
For graduate and advanced undergraduate students in civil, mechanical, and aeronautical engineering, Cheng (civil engineering, U. of Missouri-Rolla) considers a number of related topics, among them the displacement method with matrix formulation, the theory and analysis of structural dynamics, and its application to earthquake engineering and seismic building codes. He looks at lumped mass, consistent mass, and distributed mass structural models; analyses the material properties of proportional and non-proportional damping; and studies hysteretic behavior with eight models suited to different construction material such as steel and reinforced concrete. He assumes readers to be knowledgeable in the strength of materials, fundamental static structural analysis, calculus, and linear algebra and reviews algebraic matrix formulation, ordinary and partial differential equations, vector analysis, and complex variables where necessary. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824703875
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Series: Civil and Environmental Engineering Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 997
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Characteristics of free and forced vibrations of elementary systems; Eigensolution techniques and undamped response analysis of multiple-degree-of-freedom systems; Eigensolution methods and response analysis for proportional and non-proportional damping; dynamic stiffness and energy methods for distributed mass systems; dynamic stiffness method for coupling vibration, elastic media and Pdeltal effect; consistent mass method of frames and finite elements; numerical integration methods and seismic response spectra for single- and multi-components seismic input; formulation and response analysis of 3-D building systems with walls and bracings; various hysteresis models of non-linear response analysis; static and dynamic lateral-force procedures and related effects in building codes of UBC-94, UBC-97, and IBC-2000; problems; solutions. Appendices: Lagrange's equation; derivation of ground rotation; vector analysis fundamentals; transformation matrix between JCS and GCS; transformation matrix between ECS and GCS for beam column; transformation matrix and stiffness matrix; of beams column with rigid zone; computer program for Newmark method; computer program for Wilson method; computer program for CQC method; Goel steel-bracing hysteresis model and computer program; Takeda model for RC columns and beams and computer program; Cheng-Mertz model for bending coupling with shear and low-rise shear walls and computer program; Cheng-Lou axial hysteresis model for RC columns and walls and computer program.

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