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For courses in Structural Analysis.

This book provides students with a clear and thorough presentation of the theory and application of structural analysis as it applies to trusses, beams, and frames. Emphases are placed on teaching students to both model and analyse a structure. Procedures for Analysis, Hibbeler's problem solving methodologies provide student with a logical, orderly method to follow when applying theory.

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Table of Contents

1 Types of Structures and Loads 31.1 Introduction 31.2 Classification of Structures 41.3 Loads 91.4 Structural Design 26 2 Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures 332.1 Idealized Structure 332.2 Principle of Superposition 462.3 Equations of Equilibrium 472.4 Determinacy and Stability 482.5 Application of the Equations of Equilibrium 593 Analysis of Statically Determinate Trusses 793.1 Common Types of Trusses 793.2 Classification of Coplanar Trusses 853.3 The Method of Joints 943.4 Zero-Force Members 983.5 The Method of Sections 1043.6 Compound Trusses 1103.7 Complex Trusses 1163.8 Space Trusses 1204 Internal Loadings Developed in Structural Members 1334.1 Internal Loadings at a Specified Point 1334.2 Shear and Moment Functions 1394.3 Shear and Moment Diagrams for a Beam 1504.4 Shear and Moment Diagrams for a Frame 1634.5 Moment Diagrams Constructed by the Method of Superposition 1685 Cables and Arches 1815.1 Cables 1815.2 Cable Subjected to Concentrated Loads 1825.3 Cable Subjected to a Uniform Distributed Load 1845.4 Arches 1945.5 Three-Hinged Arch 1956 Influence Lines for Statically Determinate Structures 2056.1 Influence Lines 2056.2 Influence Lines for Beams 2136.3 Qualitative Influence Lines 2166.4 Influence Lines for Floor Girders 2286.5 Influence Lines for Trusses 2326.6 Maximum Influence at a Point due to a Series of Concentrated Loads 2406.7 Absolute Maximum Shear and Moment 2507 Approximate Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures 2637.1 Use of Approximate Methods 2637.2 Trusses 2647.3 Vertical Loads on Building Frames 2707.4 Portal Frames and Trusses 2737.5 Lateral Loads on Building Frames: Portal Method 2827.6 Lateral Loads on Building Frames: Cantilever Method 2888 Deflections 2998.1 Deflection Diagrams and the Elastic Curve 2998.2 Elastic-Beam Theory 3058.3 The Double Integration Method 3078.4 Moment-Area Theorems 3168.5 Conjugate-Beam Method 3269 Deflections Using Energy Methods 3419.1 External Work and Strain Energy 3419.2 Principle of Work and Energy 3459.3 Principle of Virtual Work 3469.4 Method of Virtual Work: Trusses 3489.5 Castigliano s Theorem 3559.6 Castigliano s Theorem for Trusses 3569.7 Method of Virtual Work: Beams and Frames 3649.8 Virtual Strain Energy Caused by Axial Load, Shear, Torsion, and Temperature 3759.9 Castigliano s Theorem for Beams and Frames 38110 Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures by the ForceMethod 39510.1 Statically Indeterminate Structures 39510.2 Force Method of Analysis: General Procedure 39810.3 Maxwell s Theorem of Reciprocal Displacements; Betti s Law 40210.4 Force Method of Analysis: Beams 40310.5 Force Method of Analysis: Frames 41110.6 Force Method of Analysis: Trusses 42210.7 Composite Structures 42510.8 Additional Remarks on the Force Method of Analysis 42810.9 Symmetric Structures 42910.10 Influence Lines for Statically Indeterminate Beams 43510.11 Qualitative Influence Lines for Frames 43811 Displacement Method of Analysis: Slope-Deflection Equations 45111.1 Displacement Method of Analysis: General Procedures 45111.2 Slope-Deflection Equations 45311.3 Analysis of Beams 45911.4 Analysis of Frames: No Sidesway 46911.5 Analysis of Frames: Sidesway 47412 Displacement Method of Analysis: Moment Distribution 48712.1 General Principles and Definitions 48712.2 Moment Distribution for Beams 49112.3 Stiffness-Factor Modifications 50012.4 Moment Distribution for Frames: No Sidesway 50812.5 Moment Distribution for Frames: Sidesway 51013 Beams and Frames Having Nonprismatic Members 52313.1 Loading Properties of Nonprismatic Members 52313.2 Moment Distribution for Structures Having Nonprismatic Members 52813.3 Slope-Deflection Equations for Nonprismatic Members 53414 Truss Analysis Using the Stiffness Method 53914.1 Fundamentals of the Stiffness Method 53914.2 Member Stiffness Matrix 54214.3 Displacement and Force Transformation Matrices 54314.4 Member Global Stiffness Matrix 54614.5 Truss Stiffness Matrix 54714.6 Application of the Stiffness Method for Truss Analysis 55214.7 Nodal Coordinates 56014.8 Trusses Having Thermal Changesand Fabrication Errors 56414.9 Space-Truss Analysis 57015 Beam Analysis Using the Stiffness Method 57515.1 Preliminary Remarks 57515.2 Beam-Member Stiffness Matrix 57715.3 Beam-Structure Stiffness Matrix 57915.4 Application of the Stiffness Method for Beam Analysis 57916 Plane Frame Analysis Using the Stiffness Method 59516.1 Frame-Member Stiffness Matrix 59516.2 Displacement and Force Transformation Matrices 59716.3 Frame-Member Global Stiffness Matrix 59916.4 Application of the Stiffness Method for Frame Analysis 600AppendicesA. Matrix Algebra for Structural Analysis 612B. General Procedure for UsingStructural Analysis Software 625Answers to Selected ProblemsIndex

About the Author

R.C. Hibbeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana with a BS in Civil Engineering (major in Structures) and an MS in Nuclear Engineering. He obtained his PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern University. Hibbeler s professional experience includes postdoctoral work in reactor safety and analysis at Argonne National Laboratory, and structural work at Chicago Bridge and Iron, as well as Sargent and Lundy in Tucson. He has practiced engineering in Ohio, New York, and Louisiana. Hibbeler currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. In the past he has taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana, Youngstown State University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and Union College.

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