NIT Surathkal Syllabus Structural Analysis
CV250 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS – I (3-1-0) 4
Conditions of equilibrium, degrees of freedom, determinate and indeterminate structures, Linear and nonlinear
structural systems. Deflection of beams : Moment area method and conjugate beam method, the
first theorem of Castigliano, Betti’s law, Clark Maxwell’s Theorem of reciprocal deflection, strain energy
method and unit load method. Redundant Structures : The second theorem of Castigliano, Consistent
deformation method, slope deflection method. Rolling loads and influence lines : Statically determinate
beams and bridge trusses, series of loads and uniformly distributed loads, criteria for maximum and
absolute maximum moments and shears. Three hinged arches, influence lines, Cables and suspension
bridges, suspension bridge with three hinged stiffening girders and influence line diagrams.
Norris and Wilber, Elementary structural analysis.
C.K. Wang, Statically indeterminate structures