CSVTU, B.E. VIII Semester, CIVIL Engineering, Analysis of Framed Structures Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 8th  Branch: Civil Engineering

Subject: Analysis of Framed Structures Code: 320876 (20)

Unit 1

Analysis of Indeterminate beams and frames by Kani’s Method, slope deflection method.

Unit 2

Approximate Methods Analysis of multistoreyed frames for horizontal loads by Cantilever and Portal Methods.

Dead and Live Load (Substitute Frame) Analysis for multistoreyed buildings.

Unit 3

Flexibility Method Introduction to Matrix method of analysis, formulation of flexibility matrices, application to simple

problems involving not more than three unknowns.

Unit 4

Stiffness Method Formulation of stiffness matrices, application to simple problems involving not more than three


Unit 5

Finite Element Method Fundamentals, Element DOF’s, Variational functions. Application of Rayleigh Ritz method and

Galerkin method to FEM – Solution methodology, spring and beam Elements. Cartesian and natural co-ordinates, Assembly and solution techniques for Matrix and truss structurs

Name of Text Books:

Basic Structural Analysis – C.S. Reddy (Tata McGraw Hill)

Structural Analysis (Vol. – II) – Gupta, Pandit G.S. and Gupta S.P. (Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi,


Name of Reference Books:

Matrix Finite Element Computer and Structural Analysis – Mukhopadhyaya (Oxford and IBH

Publishing Co.)

Computational Structural Mechanics – S. Rajashekaran and G. Sankarasubramaniam (Prentice Hall

of India, 3E Edition, 2001)

Structural Analysis (2


Edition) – Alexander Chajas (Prentice Hall, Engineering and Engineering

Mechanics Series – 1990)


Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering – Chandrupatla T.R. & Belegundu A.D. (Prentice Hall


of India, 1996)



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