Structural Analysis-I

Structural Analysis-I

Authors : S S Bhavikatti

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About the Author

S S Bhavikatti :-
He is Emeritus Professor, BVB College of Engineering & Technology, Hubli. He is a former Dean of NITK, Surathkal, and SDM College of Engineering & Technology, Dharwad. For some time he has also been Principal, RYM Engineering College, Bellary.
Prof Bhavikatti holds an ME degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Roorkee, and a PhD from IIT-Delhi.

About the Book

Structural Analysis, or the 'Theory of Structures', is an important subject for civil engineering students who are required to analyze and design structures. It is a vast field and is largely taught at the undergraduate level. A few topics like Matrix Method and Plastic Analysis are also taught at the postgraduate level and in structural  engineering electives. The entire course has been covered in two volumes - Structural Analysis I and II. Structural Analysis I deals with the basics of structural analysis, measurements of deflection, various types of deflections, loads and influence lines, etc.



1.   Introduction                                                                                

2    Pin-jointed Plane Frames                                                             

3.   Shear Force and Bending Moment in
Statically Determinate Beams                                                      

4.   Moving Loads on Girders                                                             

5.   Influence Lines for Bridge Trusses                                               

6.   Three-hinged Arches                                                                   

7.   Cables and Suspension Bridges                                                    

8.   Deflection of Beams by Double Integration Method                      

9.   Deflections of Determinate Beams using
Moment Area and Conjugate Beam Methods                                 

10.   Deflection of Beams and Rigid Frames by Energy Methods  

11. Deflections of Pin-jointed Plane Frames                                       

12. Introduction to Analysis of Indeterminate Structures                     

13. Analysis of Pin-connected Indeterminate Frames by
Consistent Deformation Method                                                   

14. Analysis of Indeterminate Beams and Rigid Frames by
Consistent Deformation Method                                                   

15. Three Moment Equation                                                                

Appendix: Analysis of Pin-jointed Plane Frames


Key Features

  1. Systematic explanation of concepts and underlying theory in each chapter
  2. Numerous solved problems presented methodically
  3. Solved university examination questions
  4. A set of exercises to check the student's understanding of concepts
  • Inclusion of the following three new chapters:
              - Ch 2, Pin-jointed plane frames
              - Ch 3, Shear Force and Bending Moment in Statically Determinate Beams
             -  Ch 8, Deflection of  Beams by Double Integration Method