Analysis of statically determinate planar structures including trusses, beams, and frames. Influence lines for truss and beam structures. Displacement calculations using virtual work principles. Statically indeterminate structural analysis: approximate methods of analysis and an “exact” classical method.
Analysis of indeterminate truss, frame and arch structures using energy principles associated with the flexibility and stiffness methods; influence line functions for indeterminate structures; and use of available computer programs for structural analysis and matrix operations.