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Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis by Nagarajan
Author of Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis
Praveen Nagarajan accomplished his civil engineering training from NIT Calicut and IIT Madras. He was a top-ranking pupil all through. After a quick stint as Bridge design Engineer at L&T Ramboll, Chennai, he took to teachers.
His analysis pursuits embrace strengthened and prestressed concrete, bridge engineering, and structural reliability. He has printed greater than 50 technical papers in these areas and authored the e-book Prestressed Concrete Design (printed by Pearson).
He’s the recipient of a number of awards just like the Valli Anantharamakrishnan Benefit Prize from IIT Madras, E P Nicolaides Prize from the Establishment of Engineers (India), the Finest Younger Trainer Award from NIT Calicut, ICI-UltraTech Award for Excellent Younger Concrete Engineer of Kerala by the Indian Concrete Institute (ICI), and ICI-Prof.
V. Ramakrishnan Younger Scientist Award by the ICI. He has guided two Ph.D. college students and greater than 35 M-Tech tasks. He’s additionally guiding eight analysis students for his or her doctoral levels.
At the moment, he’s working as an Affiliate Professor within the Division of Civil Engineering at Nationwide Institute of Expertise Calicut, India.
Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis Contents
- Flexibility and Stiffness: Traits of Buildings
- Flexibility Technique
- Stiffness Technique
- Direct Stiffness Technique
Preface to Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis
Matrix strategies of structural evaluation are used for the evaluation of the framed buildings, i.e., buildings composed of one-dimensional parts.
The answer procedures used on this technique are systematic and basic. Therefore, it’s simpler to put in writing laptop packages utilizing this technique. The matrix technique of evaluation is a crucial matter within the discipline of structural engineering.
A chunk of correct information on this space is critical to grasp advance matters like finite aspect technique, structural dynamics, structural stability, and so forth. The software program accessible for the evaluation of buildings is developed utilizing this technique.
Therefore, it’s essential to have a background on this topic for the correct utility of these software program instruments. This e-book offers with the evaluation of buildings utilizing matrix strategies.
It’s designed as an easy-to-read textbook for an introductory course in matrix strategies of structural evaluation for senior undergraduate and postgraduate college students of civil engineering.
It is going to be additionally helpful for working towards structural engineers for the environment friendly utilization of structural evaluation software program instruments. The important thing options of the e-book are as follows:
- The ideas are defined in a easy method.
- Every chapter accommodates lots of illustrations and examples for improved understanding.
- A step-by-step strategy for problem-solving is adopted within the e-book which can assist the reader to resolve issues in a scientific means.
The e-book accommodates 5 chapters. Within the first chapter, the background to matrix evaluation of buildings is mentioned.
The process to develop force-displacement relation for a given construction utilizing flexibility and stiffness coefficients is roofed within the second chapter. The remaining three chapters take care of the evaluation of framed buildings utilizing the flexibleness, stiffness, and direct stiffness technique.
A easy MATLAB code for analyzing aircraft truss utilizing the direct stiffness technique is given within the appendix of the e-book. The code could be modified in order that it may be used for the evaluation of different sorts of buildings.
The creator sincerely thanks Dr. Gagandeep Singh, Ms. Mouli Sharma and Mr. Edward Curtis of CRC Press and Ms. Alexandra Andrejevich of codeMantra for all of the assist and to Mr. Beljith P., for typing the manuscript.
The creator welcomes feedback, suggestions, and strategies for the development sooner or later version of the e-book.
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