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Title: COMPUTERIZED ANALYSIS OF FRAMES WITH NON-PRISMATIC MEMBERS
Authors: SAMSON, TAKELE
Advisors: Dr. Shifferaw Taye
Copyright: 2002
Date Added: 22-May-2008
Publisher: Addis Ababa University
Abstract: Abstract …..……………………………………………………………………….. I List of Tables………………………………………………………..……………... II List of Figures……………………………………………………….…………….. III List of Symbols…..……………………………………………………………….... IV 1. Introduction 1.1 Objective of Present Study ……………..………………………..…………….. 1 1.2 Assumptions……………………………………………………………. …….. 2 2. Non-Prismatic Members 2.1 Member Type…………………………………………………………………… .. . 3 2.2 Derivation of Member Stiffness Matrix for Non-Prismatic Member………….. .. 5 2.3 Evaluation of Integrals………………..……………………………………….... 15 2.3.1 Stepped Members………………………………………………………… . 16 2.3.2 Straight Haunched Members……………………………………………… 16 2.3.3 Parabolic Haunched Members…..………………………………………… 18 2.4 Element Stiffness Matrix in Global Coordinate………………………………... 20 3. Fixed End Forces 3.1 Derivation of Fixed End Forces for Different Load on Members……….….…. 25 3.1.1 Uniformly Distributed Load….…………………………………………… 25 3.1.2 Concentrated Load…..……………………………………………………. 27 3.1.3 Uniform Load……………………..………………………………….…… 29 3.2 Fixed End Force in Global Coordinate….………………………….…………… 30 4. Analysis Procedures 4.1 General …………………… ………………..……………………..…………… 32 4.2 Joint Stiffness Matrix…….……..…………………………………………….… 33 4.3 Formulation of Load Vectors….………………………………………….….…. 34 4.4 Calculation of Results……….……………………………………………….…. 35 5. Programming Logic 5.1 General………………….………………………..………………..……………. 36 5.2 Preparation of Input Data……………………....………………………………. 38 6. Numerical Examples 6.1 Example One …………………………………………………………………… 41 6.2 Example Two…………………………………………………………………… 46 6.3 Example Three…………………………………………………………………. 51 7. Conclusion…………………………………………………………..…………….. 58 References………………………………………………………………………… 59 Appendix A FLOW CHART………………………………………………….. 60 Appendix B ANALYSIS PROGRAM ………………….…………………….. 76 Appendix C EVALUATED INTEGRALS …………………………………… 92
Description: A Thesis Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies of Addis Ababa University In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree of Master of Science In Civil Engineering (Structural)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1173
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