Use of Continuity-Factor and Final Position
Use of continuity-factor and final position in analysis of any continuous structures of simultaneous one-direction sway movement, especially as applied to multibay multistory rigid frame;...

Stress Analysis of Rigid Frame Bridges with Inclined Legs
Methods of direct moment distribution applied to the rigid frame bridges with inclined legs are introduced in this paper. Formulas are derived for the anti-symmetric loading conditions....

Periods of Framed Buildings for Earthquake Analysis
Shear, bending, rocking and translational periods of cantilever beams with linearly varying shear and flexural rigidities, and with or without concentrated mass at their top, are computed...

Numerical Solutions For Interconnected Bridge Girders
Two methods for solution of problem involving infinite torsional rigidity of main longitudinal members; formulas for deflection and moment for two-girder and four-girder structures; two-girder...

Lateral Bracing Of Columns And Beams
Simple and elementary method is developed which permits one to calculate lower limits of strength and rigidity of lateral support in order to provide full bracing to columns and beams;...

The Rapid Design of Beams in Torsion
The design of beams in which torsion occurs, usually due to an eccentricity of the applied load, is either crudely approximated or, if studied accurately, involves the use of hyperbolic...

On the Solution of Rigid Frames by the Column Analogy
Rigorous proofs presented of applications of column analogy to analysis of single span rigid frames whose supports may be fixed or hinged....

Aseismic Design of Structures by Rigidity Criterion
Earthquake design coefficients of many building codes are insufficient for certain types of structures, particularly for industrial and other, more specialized types; set of curves is...

Self-Checking General Analysis of Rigid Frames with Sway
Method described enables solution of complicated plane rigid frames involving any number of sways not only for moments, but also (and simultaneously) for axial forces; almost every step...

Analysis of Rigid Frames by Electronic Computation
Computer program was written to analyze symmetrical variable section gabled single span pinned-base steel rigid frames, with fixed loading patterns and limited number of geometrical configurations....

Dynamic Elasto-Plastic Response of Rigid Frames
The procedure for determining the elastic response of structures to transient loads in terms of the elastic normal modes is well known. Assuming ideal plasticity, Bleich and Salvadori...

Bending of Elastically Supported Rectangular Plates
The problem of bending of a rectangular plate, elastically supported on variable rigidity beams, subjected to a transverse loading or temperature gradient is solved in this paper. Specific...

Dynamic Effect of a Moving Load on a Rigid Frame
Procedure for determining response of rigid frame structure subjected to distributed load moving at constant velocity; it is demonstrated that single impact factor is not applicable to...

Large Deflection of Elasto-Plastic Plates Under Uniform Pressure
Closed form solutions are obtained for the deflections, residual deflections, residual membrane tensions, and other quantities of engineering interest for infinitely long clamped rectangular...

Analysis of Braced Frames
Method for knee-braced frames is analogous to Hardy Cross moment distribution for rigid jointed frames; values of fixed support forces, distribution factors, and carryover factors are...

Lateral Bracing of Columns and Beams
Simple and elementary method is developed which permits one to calculate lower limits of strength and rigidity of lateral support in order to provide full bracing to columns and beams;...

Rigid Frame Analysis with the Aid of Digital Computers
How complicated statically indeterminate structures may be analyzed through existing mathematical routines and basic engineering functional relationships; examples given include multibay...

Wind Forces on Structures: Fundamental Considerations
Recent research efforts utilizing high-speed digital computers and electric analogs have indicated vast differences between design and code values for structures and their actual earthquake...

Analysis of Rigid Frames by Successive Replacement
An analytical method is developed for the calculation of moments at the supports or joints of rigid frames by replacing a portion of a structure with a member of its equivalent in stiffness...

Numerical Solution for Interconnected Bridge Girders
Two numerical methods for the solution of the problem of the interconnected bridge girder are considered for the particular case involving infinite torsional rigidity of the main longitudinal...