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Course Detail

Course Name Advanced Structural Analysis
Course Code 15CVL301
Program B. Tech. in Civil Engineering
Semester Five
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Slope deflection method – application to the analysis of statically indeterminate beams with and without settlement of supports – rigid jointed plane frames with and without side sway – gable frames. Analysis of continuous beams – theorem of three moments. Sway and non-sway analysis by Moment distribution method and Kani’s method.

Unit 2

Approximate Methods of Analysis of Multistoried Frames: Analysis for vertical loads – substitute frames – loading conditions for maximum moments in beams and columns – portal method and cantilever method for lateral load analysis.

Unit 3

Matrix methods of structural analysis – stiffness and flexibility matrices for elements and structure – analysis of continuous beams, simple rigid jointed frames and plane trusses by stiffness and flexibility method. Introduction to FEM.

Text Books

  1. Devdas Menon, “Structural Analysis”, Narosa Book Distributors Pvt. Ltd, 2013.
  2. Gupta S. P and G .S Pundit, “Theory of Structures”, Vol. I & II, Tata McGraw Hill, 1999.


  • Hibbeler, R. C., “Structural Analysis”, Pearson, 2008.
  • Wang C. K., “Intermediate Structural Analysis” Tata McGraw – Hill Education 2010.
  • Norris C. H, Wilbur J. B. and Utku. S., “Elementary Structural Analysis”, Tata McGraw Hill, 1991.
  • Sujit Kumar Roy and Subrata Chakrabarty, “Fundamentals of Structural Analysis” S. Chand & Co., 2010.
  • Reddy C. S., “Basic Structural Analysis”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2015.

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