The present book is an attempt to explain the basics of indeterminate structural analysis. It been designed to cater to the needs of the undergraduate students and design engineers. The classical methods viz., slope deflection, moment distribution and Kani’s method have been explained in the beginning which form the basis of analysis, followed by the flexibility method and stiffness method using system approach. The introduction of system stiffness approach in a systematic manner makes the student develop an interest in analyzing the complex structures using direct stiffness approach later. The approximate method of analysis of multistorey frames subjected to lateral loads and vertical loads is presented herewith. The approximate analysis includes the portal method, cantilever methods and factor method for lateral loads. Multistorey frames subjected to vertical loads have also been analyzed using the point of inflexion method and substitute frame method. Analyses of two hinged arches and introduction to structural dynamics have also been added.A number of graded illustrative examples are presented which would make the student understand and appreciate the subject in depth. We hope that this book will lay firm foundation for the design subjects, viz., design of reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete and steel structures.
1- Slope Deflection Method 2- Moment Distribution Method 3- Kani’s Method 4- Flexibility Method: System Approach 5- Stiffness method: System Approach 6- Approximate Method of Analysis 7- Indeterminate Trusses 8- Two Hinged Arches 9- Basic Principles of Structural Dynamics References Index.
K.U. Muthu :- K.U. Muthu B.E (Hons) (Madras, 1975), M.E (IISc, 1977), Ph.D (IISc, 1982) is Dean and Professor and Head of the Civil Engineering Department, Brindavan College of Engineering, Bangalore. Earlier he was Professor and Head in Civil Engineering Department, M.S.Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. He has teaching and research experience of about three decades. He has been the co-recipient of Nicholoides Award by Institution of Engineers (INDIA) twice for best publication. He has co-authored a book on Numerical Methods for civil engineering problems. He has published over 120 papers in international conferences and peer refereed international journals. He is a member of ISIE, ICCTDC and IACT.H. Narendra :- H. Narendra, Associate Professor, MSRIT, BangaloreM. Vijayanand :- M. Vijayanand has done his B.E. and M.Tech. in Structural Engineering from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore (affiliated to Visweswaraiah Technological University). He won the gold award for best publication in ICCBT, Malaysia. He is currently working as a faculty in the Department of Architecture, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology Bangalore. His research interests are innovative materials and structural concrete.Maganti Janardhana :- Maganti Janardhana has received his B.E degree from University of Mysore, M.Tech.(Structural Engineering) degree from JNTU, Hyderabad and Ph.D from IIT Madras under Quality Improvement Programme. He is a co-recipient of Brij Mohan Lal Memorial Medal for the year 2000, from the Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata. At present, he is Professor of Civil Engineering at JNTUH College of Engineering Hyderabad, Kukatpally and Hyderabad. He has 18 years of teaching and research experience and published several papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures and Concrete Technology. He is a member of four professional bodies, viz., ISTE, ISET, ICI and IEI.
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