Application of Computer Programs to Structural Analysis

  • W. J. Spencer


Structural analysis, the fundamentals of which are the subject of this text, is simply a part of the overall design process in structural engineering. Since it often requires considerable computational effort though, it is not surprising to learn that the analysis was the first aspect to which digital computers were applied. What might be described as computer aided analysis is now carried out as a routine design office procedure on a wide range of computer systems.


Bridge Deck Flexural Rigidity Nodal Load Temperature Load Plane Frame 
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