Truss Analysis by Stiffness Considerations

by Harold C. Martin,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1958, Vol. 123, Issue 1, Pg. 1182-1194


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Method of analysis, particularly advantageous for redundant structures, is developed in detail for pin connected truss; method enables deflections, member forces, and reactions to be determined for any arbitrary set of applied loads; equilibrium and continuity requirements can be satisfied by simple tabular procedure for writing stiffness matrix of entire structure.

Subject Headings: Structural analysis | Trusses | Stiffening | Structural deflection | Arbitration | Load factors | Equilibrium | Writing skills

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