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Definition of Strain Energy | Resilience and Proof Resilience

Monday, August 24, 2015 16:23 No Comments

Definition of Strain Energy When a piece of bar is subjected to a tensile or a compressive load, P, then there is a change in length which is proportional to the load P within elastic limit. It is said that work is done and is stored in the form of strain energy within a bar […]

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Definition of Continuous frame and Truss

Monday, December 10, 2012 9:33 No Comments

Continuous frame A continuous frame is a structure which is dependent for its stability

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Definition of Stable Structure | Stability of structures

Monday, December 10, 2012 9:12 No Comments

Stable Structure A stable structure is the one which remains stable for any imaginable system of loads.

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Criteria for classification of arches | Classification of Arches based on material used

Sunday, August 28, 2011 23:16 No Comments

Classification of arches: Arches are classified on basis of Materials used for construction

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Definition of Arch | Different Parts of an Arch

Sunday, August 28, 2011 19:54 No Comments

Arch “Arch is a curved structural member which provides horizontal support.”

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Concept of Dead Load Live Load and Influence Lines

Saturday, May 21, 2011 15:14 No Comments

Concept of Dead Load Live Load and Influence Line : The load on the structure may be concentrated or distributed. The distributed loads are usually the weight of the structure itself or the weight

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Bar type structures | Plate type structures

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 23:56 No Comments

Bar Type Structures: A structure whose cross sectional dimensions are negligibly small as compare to length, for example

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Classification of Structures depending upon joints

Monday, October 11, 2010 22:59 No Comments

Rigid jointed structures : In rigid jointed structures members are subjected to shear forces, bending moment and

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Types of Joints | Rigid joints and Pin joints

Saturday, October 9, 2010 19:01 3 Comments

Rigid joints: These are the joints which are capable of transferring axial forces as well as moment. For example Joints

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Rigid Body | Important Points about rigid body

Saturday, October 9, 2010 18:51 2 Comments

Definition: A body is said to be rigid if relative displacement or relative displacements or relative deformations of various points

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