Kenneth Leet, Chia-Ming Uang
McGraw-Hill Higher Education; 5th edition
The fifth edition of Fundamentals of Structural Analysis (PDF) This ebook provides students of architecture and engineering with an introduction to the fundamental methodologies for assessing some of the most common structural elements, such as cables, trusses, beams, frames, and arches. This PDF etextbook offers an introduction to the matrix formulation that forms the basis of computer analysis. The content of this etextbook includes the classical methods of analysis for both determinate and indeterminate structures. Although it is believed that students and readers have finished fundamental courses in statics and the strength of materials, the fundamental techniques from these courses are revisited in some detail the very first time that they are addressed. This fifth edition uses many carefully chosen examples to illustrate the various analytic techniques introduced. Additionally, whenever it was possible to do so, examples that confront engineers in real-life professional practice have been selected and used. This was done in order to clarify discussion.