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This main text encompasses both the principles of mechanics and basic structural concepts, and computer methods in structural analysis. In this edition, coverage of plane statistics and introductory vector analysis is increased; there is a greater design-based emphasis and more material on the principle of virtual work, and computer methods are referred to throughout.

Definitions and Introductory Concepts. Statistically Determinate Plane Structures. Space Statistics and Determinate Space Structures. Basic Structural Concepts. Stiffness and Flexibility. Movement Distribution. Matrix Stiffness Method. Matrix Flexibility Method. Instability of Struts and Frameworks. Structural Dynamics. Elasticity Problems and the Finite Difference Method. The Finite Element Method. Computer Applications. Plastic Theory of Structures. Appendices. Index.

This main text encompasses both the principles of mechanics and basic structural concepts, and computer methods in structural analysis. In this edition, coverage of plane statistics and introductory vector analysis is increased; there is a greater design-based emphasis and more material on the principle of virtual work, and computer methods are referred to throughout.

Definitions and Introductory Concepts. Statistically Determinate Plane Structures. Space Statistics and Determinate Space Structures. Basic Structural Concepts. Stiffness and Flexibility. Movement Distribution. Matrix Stiffness Method. Matrix Flexibility Method. Instability of Struts and Frameworks. Structural Dynamics. Elasticity Problems and the Finite Difference Method. The Finite Element Method. Computer Applications. Plastic Theory of Structures. Appendices. Index.

This main text encompasses both the principles of mechanics and basic structural concepts, and computer methods in structural analysis. In this edition, coverage of plane statistics and introductory vector analysis is increased; there is a greater design-based emphasis and more material on the principle of virtual work, and computer methods are referred to throughout.

Definitions and Introductory Concepts. Statistically Determinate Plane Structures. Space Statistics and Determinate Space Structures. Basic Structural Concepts. Stiffness and Flexibility. Movement Distribution. Matrix Stiffness Method. Matrix Flexibility Method. Instability of Struts and Frameworks. Structural Dynamics. Elasticity Problems and the Finite Difference Method. The Finite Element Method. Computer Applications. Plastic Theory of Structures. Appendices. Index.