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Structural and stress analysis

Author: T H G Megson
Publisher: Oxford : Elsevier Butterworth Heineman, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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An accessible and comprehensive introduction to structural and stress analysis.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Megson, T.H.G. (Thomas Henry Gordon).
Structural and stress analysis.
Oxford : Elsevier Butterworth Heineman, 2005
(DLC) 2004060963
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: T H G Megson
ISBN: 9780080455341 0080455344 6610638888 9786610638888
OCLC Number: 756926992
Notes: Title from e-book title screen (viewed Jan. 3, 2007).
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 724 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Structural and Stress Analysis --
Contents --
Preface to First Edition --
Preface to Second Edition --
CHAPTER 1 Introduction --
1.1 Function of a structure --
1.2 Loads --
1.3 Structural systems --
BEAMS --
TRUSSES --
MOMENT FRAMES --
ARCHES --
CABLES --
SHEAR AND CORE WALLS --
CONTINUUM STRUCTURES --
1.4 Support systems --
1.5 Statically determinate and indeterminate structures --
1.6 Analysis and design --
1.7 Structural and load idealization --
1.8 Structural elements --
1.9 Materials of construction --
STEEL --
CONCRETE --
TIMBER --
MASONRY --
ALUMINIUM --
CAST IRON, WROUGHT IRON --
COMPOSITE MATERIALS --
1.10 The use of computers --
CHAPTER 2 Principles of Statics --
2.1 Force --
PARALLELOGRAM OF FORCES --
THE RESULTANT OF A SYSTEM OF CONCURRENT FORCES --
EQUILIBRANT OF A SYSTEM OF CONCURRENT FORCES --
THE RESULTANT OF A SYSTEM OF NON-CONCURRENT FORCES --
2.2 Moment of a force --
COUPLES --
EQUIVALENT FORCE SYSTEMS --
2.3 The resultant of a system of parallel forces --
2.4 Equilibrium of force systems --
2.5 Calculation of support reactions --
PROBLEMS --
CHAPTER 3 Normal Force, Shear Force, Bending Moment and Torsion --
3.1 Types of load --
AXIAL LOAD --
SHEAR LOAD --
BENDING MOMENT --
TORSION --
3.2 Notation and sign convention --
3.3 Normal force --
3.4 Shear force and bending moment --
3.5 Load, shear force and bending moment relationships --
3.6 Torsion --
3.7 Principle of superposition --
PROBLEMS --
CHAPTER 4 Analysis of Pin-jointed Trusses --
4.1 Types of truss --
4.2 Assumptions in truss analysis --
4.3 Idealization of a truss --
4.4 Statical determinacy --
4.5 Resistance of a truss to shear force and bending moment --
4.6 Method of joints --
4.7 Method of sections --
4.8 Method of tension coefficients --
4.9 Graphical method of solution --
4.10 Compound trusses --
4.11 Space trusses --
4.12 A computer-based approach --
PROBLEMS --
CHAPTER 5 Cables --
5.1 Lightweight cables carrying concentrated loads --
5.2 Heavy cables --
GOVERNING EQUATION FOR DEFLECTED SHAPE --
CABLE UNDER ITS OWN WEIGHT --
CABLE SUBJECTED TO A UNIFORM HORIZONTALLY DISTRIBUTED LOAD --
SUSPENSION BRIDGES --
PROBLEMS --
CHAPTER 6 Arches --
6.1 The linear arch --
6.2 The three-pinned arch --
SUPPORT REACTIONS --
SUPPORTS ON SAME HORIZONTAL LEVEL --
SUPPORT REACTIONS --
SUPPORTS ON DIFFERENT LEVELS --
6.3 A three-pinned parabolic arch carrying a uniform horizontally distributed load --
6.4 Bending moment diagram for a three-pinned arch --
PROBLEMS --
CHAPTER 7 Stress and Strain --
7.1 Direct stress in tension and compression --
7.2 Shear stress in shear and torsion --
7.3 Complementary shear stress --
7.4 Direct strain --
7.5 Shear strain --
7.6 Volumetric strain due to hydrostatic pressure --
tidtid6.
Responsibility: T.H.G. Megson.

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An accessible and comprehensive introduction to structural and stress analysis.

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