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Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Dynamic Analysis of Structures
  • Author : John T. Katsikadelis
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-27
  • Total pages :808
  • ISBN : 9780128186442
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Summary : Dynamic Analysis of Structures reflects the latest application of structural dynamics theory to produce more optimal and economical structural designs. Written by an author with over 37 years of researching, teaching and writing experience, this reference introduces complex structural dynamics concepts in a user-friendly manner. The author includes carefully worked-out examples which are solved utilizing more recent numerical methods. These examples pave the way to more accurately simulate the behavior of various types of structures. The essential topics covered include principles of structural dynamics applied to particles, rigid and deformable bodies, thus enabling the formulation of equations for the motion of any structure. Covers the tools and techniques needed to build realistic modeling of actual structures under dynamic loads Provides the methods to formulate the equations of motion of any structure, no matter how complex it is, once the dynamic model has been adopted Provides carefully worked-out examples that are solved using recent numerical methods Includes simple computer algorithms for the numerical solution of the equations of motion and respective code in FORTRAN and MATLAB

Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures
  • Author : J.F. Doyle
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :442
  • ISBN : 9789401134200
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Summary : This book is concerned with the static and dynamic analysis of structures. Specifi cally, it uses the stiffness formulated matrix methods for use on computers to tackle some of the fundamental problems facing engineers in structural mechanics. This is done by covering the Mechanics of Structures, its rephrasing in terms of the Matrix Methods, and then their Computational implementation, all within a cohesivesetting. Although this book is designed primarily as a text for use at the upper-undergraduate and beginning graduate level, many practicing structural engineers will find it useful as a reference and self-study guide. Several dozen books on structural mechanics and as many on matrix methods are currently available. A natural question to ask is why another text? An odd devel opment has occurred in engineering in recent years that can serve as a backdrop to why this book was written. With the widespread availability and use of comput ers, today's engineers have on their desk tops an analysis capability undreamt of by previous generations. However, the ever increasing quality and range of capabilities of commercially available software packages has divided the engineering profession into two groups: a small group of specialist program writers that know the ins and outs of the coding, algorithms, and solution strategies; and a much larger group of practicing engineers who use the programs. It is possible for this latter group to use this enormous power without really knowing anything of its source.

Static and Dynamic Analysis of Engineering Structures

Static and Dynamic Analysis of Engineering Structures
  • Author : Levon G. Petrosian,Vladimir A. Ambartsumian
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-05-11
  • Total pages :528
  • ISBN : 9781119592839
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Summary : An authoritative guide to the theory and practice of static and dynamic structures analysis Static and Dynamic Analysis of Engineering Structures examines static and dynamic analysis of engineering structures for methodological and practical purposes. In one volume, the authors – noted engineering experts – provide an overview of the topic and review the applications of modern as well as classic methods of calculation of various structure mechanics problems. They clearly show the analytical and mechanical relationships between classical and modern methods of solving boundary value problems. The first chapter offers solutions to problems using traditional techniques followed by the introduction of the boundary element methods. The book discusses various discrete and continuous systems of analysis. In addition, it offers solutions for more complex systems, such as elastic waves in inhomogeneous media, frequency-dependent damping and membranes of arbitrary shape, among others. Static and Dynamic Analysis of Engineering Structures is filled with illustrative examples to aid in comprehension of the presented material. The book: Illustrates the modern methods of static and dynamic analysis of structures; Provides methods for solving boundary value problems of structural mechanics and soil mechanics; Offers a wide spectrum of applications of modern techniques and methods of calculation of static, dynamic and seismic problems of engineering design; Presents a new foundation model. Written for researchers, design engineers and specialists in the field of structural mechanics, Static and Dynamic Analysis of Engineering Structures provides a guide to analyzing static and dynamic structures, using traditional and advanced approaches with real-world, practical examples.

Programming the Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Programming the Dynamic Analysis of Structures
  • Author : Prab Bhatt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-11-01
  • Total pages :464
  • ISBN : 9780203473467
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Summary : This book presents a series of integrated computer programs in Fortran-90 for the dynamic analysis of structures, using the finite element method. Two dimensional continuum structures such as walls are covered along with skeletal structures such as rigid jointed frames and plane grids. Response to general dynamic loading of single degree freedom systems is calculated, and the author also examines multi degree of freedom systems (including earthquake analysis). Each chapter covers a different aspect of analytic theory and the corresponding program segments. It will be an essential tool for practising structural and civil engineers, whilst also being of interest to academics and postgraduate students.

Dynamic Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures

Dynamic Analysis and Design of Offshore Structures
  • Author : Srinivasan Chandrasekaran
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-10-12
  • Total pages :422
  • ISBN : 9789811060892
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Summary : This book introduces readers to various types of offshore platform geometries. It addresses the various environmental loads encountered by these structures, and provides detailed descriptions of the fundamentals of structural dynamics in a classroom style, helping readers estimate damping in offshore structures and grasp these aspects’ applications in preliminary analysis and design. Basic concepts of structural dynamics are emphasized through simple illustrative examples and exercises. Design methodologies and guidelines, which are FORM based concepts, are explained through a selection of applied sample structures. Each chapter also features tutorials and exercises for self-learning. A dedicated chapter on stochastic dynamics helps students to extend the basic concepts of structural dynamics to this advanced domain of research. Hydrodynamic response of offshore structures with perforated members is one of the most recent research applications, and has proven to be one of the most effective means of retrofitting offshore structures. In addition, the book integrates the concepts of structural dynamics with the FORM-evolved design of offshore structures, offering a unique approach. This new edition is divided into seven chapters, each of which has been updated. Each chapter also includes a section on frequently asked Questions and Answers (Q&A), which enhances understanding of this complex subject through easy and self-explanatory text. Furthermore, the book presents valuable content with respect to new and recent research carried out by the author in structural dynamics. All numeric examples have been re-checked with more additional explanations. New exercises have been added to improve understanding of the subject matter. Computer coding is also included (wherever possible) to aid computer-based learning of the contents of the book. The book can serve as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate courses in civil, structural, applied mechanics, mechanical, aerospace, naval architecture and ocean engineering programs. The book can also serve as a text for professional learning and development programs or as a guide for practicing and consulting offshore structural engineers. The contents of this book will be useful to graduate students, researchers, and professionals alike.

Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Structures

Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Structures
  • Author : C.A. Brebbia,S. Walker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :334
  • ISBN : 9781483163284
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Summary : Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Structures appraises offshore structures, particularly the major sources of uncertainty in the design process. The book explains the fundamentals of probabilistic processes, the theory or analysis of sea states, and the random-vibration approach to structural response. The text describes the hydrodynamics of water waves, wave forecasting, and the statistical parameters associated with sea-states. The investigator can use Morison's equation to calculate the impact of wave forces acting on slender members such as on lattice-type structures. Or he can employ the diffraction theory to calculate wave forces acting on large-diameter bodies such as concrete gravity-type structures. Other environmental forces he should be concerned with are the effects of currents and winds. The book examines the theory of vibration (including the spectral approach), the theory of vibration on multi-degree-of-freedom structures, matrix analysis of structural response, problems of fatigue, and soil-structure interaction. The book notes the importance of the method of analysis used, with emphasis on the following: dynamic analysis, frequency domain, and linearization of drag. Two types of analysis follow linearization of drag: deterministic analysis (applied in a series of design waves which uses the long-term exceedance diagram for fatigue); or probabilistic analysis (used to study the behavior of the structure during the extreme design storm and its long term behavior for a range of sea states). The book can prove useful for structural, civil, or maritime engineers, as well as for students in one-year courses in offshore structure analysis at the postgraduate or final-year undergraduate level.

Static & Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Static & Dynamic Analysis of Structures
  • Author : Edward L. Wilson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :394
  • ISBN : 0923907041
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Summary : "Summarizes the theoretical development of the finite elements and numerical methods used in the latest versions of the SAP and ETABS programs. Although only a minimum mathematical and programming background is required to completely understand the book, a thorough understanding of the physical behavior of real structures is essential"--Provided by publisher.

Three Dimensional Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Three Dimensional Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures
  • Author : Edward L. Wilson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822034223065
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Moving Loads - Dynamic Analysis and Identification Techniques

Moving Loads - Dynamic Analysis and Identification Techniques
  • Author : Siu-Seong Law,Xin-Qun Zhu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-02-18
  • Total pages :332
  • ISBN : 9780203841426
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Summary : The interaction phenomenon is very common between different components of a mechanical system. It is a natural phenomenon and is found with the impact force in aircraft landing; the estimation of degree of ripeness of an apple from impact on a beam; the interaction of the magnetic head of a computer disk leading to miniature development of modern c

Structural Dynamics

Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Mario Paz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997-07-31
  • Total pages :650
  • ISBN : 0412074613
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Summary : The use of COSMOS for the analysis and solution of structural dynamics problems is introduced in this new edition. The COSMOS program was selected from among the various professional programs available because it has the capability of solving complex problems in structures, as well as in other engin eering fields such as Heat Transfer, Fluid Flow, and Electromagnetic Phenom ena. COSMOS includes routines for Structural Analysis, Static, or Dynamics with linear or nonlinear behavior (material nonlinearity or large displacements), and can be used most efficiently in the microcomputer. The larger version of COSMOS has the capacity for the analysis of structures modeled up to 64,000 nodes. This fourth edition uses an introductory version that has a capability limited to 50 nodes or 50 elements. This version is included in the supplement, STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS USING COSMOS 1. The sets of educational programs in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering that accompanied the third edition have now been extended and updated. These sets include programs to determine the response in the time or frequency domain using the FFf (Fast Fourier Transform) of structures modeled as a single oscillator. Also included is a program to determine the response of an inelastic system with elastoplastic behavior and a program for the development of seismic response spectral charts. A set of seven computer programs is included for modeling structures as two-dimensional and three dimensional frames and trusses.

Dynamic Analysis of Ocean Structures

Dynamic Analysis of Ocean Structures
  • Author : Bruce Muga
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :378
  • ISBN : 9781468418484
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Summary : Improvements in the design process as applied to ocean structures have received intense interest in recent years. Part of this interest stems from the growing realization that design on a purely deterministic basis is inadequate for structures sub ject to random loads, which are best described by statistical (or probability) methods. This book is an attempt to bridge the gap between present design practices and available analytical techni ques (which may be exploited to improve present procedures). The book itself is an outgrowth of a set of notes prepared for an intensive short course presented over the past three years by the Engineering Extension Division of the University of California at Los Angeles, California. The ensuing presentation is composed of four parts. The material begins with a review of the physical environment (winds, surface gravity water waves and currents) for which engineering type formulations are presented. Hindcasting and forecasting techniques using spectral concepts are included. Special problem areas are enumerated.

Analysis of Skeletal Structures

Analysis of Skeletal Structures
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013
  • Total pages :590
  • ISBN : 9781259007378
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Structural Dynamic Analysis with Generalized Damping Models

Structural Dynamic Analysis with Generalized Damping Models
  • Author : Sondipon Adhikari
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-01-17
  • Total pages :247
  • ISBN : 9781118863022
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Summary : Since Lord Rayleigh introduced the idea of viscous damping in hisclassic work "The Theory of Sound" in 1877, it has become standardpractice to use this approach in dynamics, covering a wide range ofapplications from aerospace to civil engineering. However, in themajority of practical cases this approach is adopted more formathematical convenience than for modeling the physics of vibrationdamping. Over the past decade, extensive research has been undertaken onmore general “non-viscous” damping models and vibrationof non-viscously damped systems. This book, along with a relatedbook Structural Dynamic Analysis with Generalized Damping Models:Analysis, is the first comprehensive study to cover vibrationproblems with general non-viscous damping. The author draws on hisconsiderable research experience to produce a text covering:parametric senistivity of damped systems; identification of viscousdamping; identification of non-viscous damping; and some tools forthe quanitification of damping. The book is written from avibration theory standpoint, with numerous worked examples whichare relevant across a wide range of mechanical, aerospace andstructural engineering applications. Contents 1. Parametric Sensitivity of Damped Systems. 2. Identification of Viscous Damping. 3. Identification of Non-viscous Damping. 4. Quantification of Damping. About the Authors Sondipon Adhikari is Chair Professor of Aerospace Engineering atSwansea University, Wales. His wide-ranging and multi-disciplinaryresearch interests include uncertainty quantification incomputational mechanics, bio- and nanomechanics, dynamics ofcomplex systems, inverse problems for linear and nonlineardynamics, and renewable energy. He is a technical reviewer of 97international journals, 18 conferences and 13 funding bodies.He haswritten over 180 refereed journal papers, 120 refereed conferencepapers and has authored or co-authored 15 book chapters.

Three Dimensional Dynamic Analysis of Structures

Three Dimensional Dynamic Analysis of Structures
  • Author : Edward L. Wilson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822034223073
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Summary : The purpose of this publication is to summarize the computational methods that are used in many modern computer programs for the seismic analysis of three-dimensional structural systems. After more than thirty years of working closely with structural engineers, it has become apparent that a need exists for a book on the Three Dimensional Dynamic Analysis of Structures. The necessary computational background to conduct seismic computer analyses of large structures needs to be simplified and understood. In addition, problems associated with the creation of complex three-dimensional computer models and the interpretation of results is emphasized in this book.

Computational Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering

Computational Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  • Author : Manolis Papadrakakis,Dimos C. Charmpis,Yannis Tsompanakis,Nikos D. Lagaros
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-12-04
  • Total pages :670
  • ISBN : 9780203881637
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Summary : The increasing necessity to solve complex problems in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering requires the development of new ideas, innovative methods and numerical tools for providing accurate numerical solutions in affordable computing times. This book presents the latest scientific developments in Computational Dynamics, Stochastic Dynam

Dynamic Analysis of Non-Linear Structures by the Method of Statistical Quadratization

Dynamic Analysis of Non-Linear Structures by the Method of Statistical Quadratization
  • Author : M.G. Donley,Pol Spanos
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :172
  • ISBN : 9783642467158
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Summary : 1. 1 Introduction As offshore oil production moves into deeper water, compliant structural systems are becoming increasingly important. Examples of this type of structure are tension leg platfonns (TLP's), guyed tower platfonns, compliant tower platfonns, and floating production systems. The common feature of these systems, which distinguishes them from conventional jacket platfonns, is that dynamic amplification is minimized by designing the surge and sway natural frequencies to be lower than the predominant frequencies of the wave spectrum. Conventional jacket platfonns, on the other hand, are designed to have high stiffness so that the natural frequencies are higher than the wave frequencies. At deeper water depths, however, it becomes uneconomical to build a platfonn with high enough stiffness. Thus, the switch is made to the other side of the wave spectrum. The low natural frequency of a compliant platfonn is achieved by designing systems which inherently have low stiffness. Consequently, the maximum horizontal excursions of these systems can be quite large. The low natural frequency characteristic of compliant systems creates new analytical challenges for engineers. This is because geometric stiffness and hydrodynamic force nonlinearities can cause significant resonance responses in the surge and sway modes, even though the natural frequencies of these modes are outside the wave spectrum frequencies. High frequency resonance responses in other modes, such as the pitch mode of a TLP, are also possible.

Matrix Analysis of Structural Dynamics

Matrix Analysis of Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Franklin Y. Cheng
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-09-06
  • Total pages :997
  • ISBN : 9781351988445
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Summary : Uses state-of-the-art computer technology to formulate displacement method with matrix algebra. Facilitates analysis of structural dynamics and applications to earthquake engineering and UBC and IBC seismic building codes.

Structural Dynamics

Structural Dynamics
  • Author : Martin Williams
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-04-25
  • Total pages :265
  • ISBN : 9781482266009
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Summary : Dynamics is increasingly being identified by consulting engineers as one of the key skills which needs to be taught in civil engineering degree programs. This is driven by the trend towards lighter, more vibration-prone structures, the growth of business in earthquake regions, the identification of new threats such as terrorist attack and the increased availability of sophisticated dynamic analysis tools. Martin Williams presents this short, accessible introduction to the area of structural dynamics. He begins by describing dynamic systems and their representation for analytical purposes. The two main chapters deal with linear analysis of single (SDOF) and multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) systems, under free vibration and in response to a variety of forcing functions. Hand analysis of continuous systems is covered briefly to illustrate the key principles. Methods of calculation of non-linear dynamic response is also discussed. Lastly, the key principles of random vibration analysis are presented – this approach is crucial for wind engineering and is increasingly important for other load cases. An appendix briefly summarizes relevant mathematical techniques. Extensive use is made of worked examples, mostly drawn from civil engineering (though not exclusively – there is considerable benefit to be gained from emphasizing the commonality with other branches of engineering). This introductory dynamics textbook is aimed at upper level civil engineering undergraduates and those starting an M.Sc. course in the area.

Dynamics of Structures: Second Edition

Dynamics of Structures: Second Edition
  • Author : J. Humar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-01-01
  • Total pages :1048
  • ISBN : 9058092461
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Summary : This major textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the analytical tools required to determine the dynamic response of structures. The topics covered include: formulation of the equations of motion for single- as well as multi-degree-of-freedom discrete systems using the principles of both vector mechanics and analytical mechanics; free vibration response; determination of frequencies and mode shapes; forced vibration response to harmonic and general forcing functions; dynamic analysis of continuous systems;and wave propagation analysis. The key assets of the book include comprehensive coverage of both the traditional and state-of-the-art numerical techniques of response analysis, such as the analysis by numerical integration of the equations of motion and analysis through frequency domain. The large number of illustrative examples and exercise problems are of great assistance in improving clarity and enhancing reader comprehension. The text aims to benefit students and engineers in the civil, mechanical and aerospace sectors.

Dynamic Analysis and Failure Modes of Simple Structures

Dynamic Analysis and Failure Modes of Simple Structures
  • Author : Daniel Schiff
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1990-04-03
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 0471635057
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Summary : Offers practical coverage of vibration stresses and stress-induced displacements, isolation of sensitive components, and evaluation of elastic instability, fatigue and fracture as potential failure modes that arise in mechanical designs and aerospace. The approach taken is particularly useful in the early design stage--the physical problem is defined via known paramaters and a methodology is given for determining the unknown quantities and relating them to specified limiting values and failure modes to obtain an acceptable design. Many of the calculations can be performed on a PC or programmable calculator.

Sub-structure Coupling for Dynamic Analysis

Sub-structure Coupling for Dynamic Analysis
  • Author : Hector Jensen,Costas Papadimitriou
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-26
  • Total pages :227
  • ISBN : 9783030128197
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Summary : This book combines a model reduction technique with an efficient parametrization scheme for the purpose of solving a class of complex and computationally expensive simulation-based problems involving finite element models. These problems, which have a wide range of important applications in several engineering fields, include reliability analysis, structural dynamic simulation, sensitivity analysis, reliability-based design optimization, Bayesian model validation, uncertainty quantification and propagation, etc. The solution of this type of problems requires a large number of dynamic re-analyses. To cope with this difficulty, a model reduction technique known as substructure coupling for dynamic analysis is considered. While the use of reduced order models alleviates part of the computational effort, their repetitive generation during the simulation processes can be computational expensive due to the substantial computational overhead that arises at the substructure level. In this regard, an efficient finite element model parametrization scheme is considered. When the division of the structural model is guided by such a parametrization scheme, the generation of a small number of reduced order models is sufficient to run the large number of dynamic re-analyses. Thus, a drastic reduction in computational effort is achieved without compromising the accuracy of the results. The capabilities of the developed procedures are demonstrated in a number of simulation-based problems involving uncertainty.