Mechanics and Analysis of Beams, Columns and Cables: A Modern Introduction to the Classic Theories

Mechanics and Analysis of Beams, Columns and Cables: A Modern Introduction to the Classic Theories

by Steen Krenk

Paperback(2nd ed. 2001)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642625916
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/14/2013
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2001
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 1.1 Force systems.- 1.2 Equilibrium.- 1.3 Supports and reactions.- 1.4 In ternalforces.- 1.5 Principle of virtual work.- 1.6 Stress, strain and elasticity.- 1.7 Summary.- 1.8 Exercises.- 2 Beams.- 2.1 The mechanics of beam bending.- 2.2 Differential equations of beam bending.- 2.3 Statically determinate beams.- 2.4 Virtual work and beam displacements.- 2.5 Statically indeterminate beams.- 2.6 The beam bending element.- 2.7 Shear flexibility.- 2.8 Beams on elastic foundation.- 2.9 Inertial forces and beam vibrations.- 2.10 Summary.- 2.11 Exercises.- 3 Columns.- 3.1 Beam with normal force.- 3.2 Ideal straight columns.- 3.3 Imperfect columns.- 3.4 Bending of beam-columns.- 3.5 The ‘Elastica’.- 3.6 Summary.- 3.7 Exercises.- 4 Cables.- 4.1 The suspended cable.- 4.2 Shallow cable theory.- 4.3 Static load on a cable.- 4.4 Shallow cable dynamics.- 4.5 Summary.- 4.6 Exercises.- References.- Appendix A. Beam load cases.- Appendix B. Integration formulas.

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