String Polygon Analysis of Frames with Straight Membersby J.J. Tuma,
Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 7, Pg. 63-90
Document Type: Journal Paper
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Abstract: String polygon method as extension of conjugate frame method to multipanel structures is explained; frame members may be of constant or variable section and their deformation may be caused by transverse loads, applied couples, change in volume, or displacement of supports; moment matrix is written in terms of 2 sets of linear equations, elasto-static and static equations, and are solved simultaneously.
Subject Headings: Frames | Deformation (mechanics) | Transverse loads | Load factors | Displacement (mechanics) | Moment (mechanics) | Matrix (mathematics)
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