Introduction to Effects of Temperature and Behaviour of members under these additional stresses in structural members Moving load analysis, Influence lines for shear force and bending moment, location and determination of maximum moment and shear force, Absolute maximum bending moment for both statically determinate and indeterminate beams and trusses.

Applications of Moment Distribution and Slope Deflection methods ofanalyzing statically determinate and indeterminate beams and rigid frames with particular emphasis on analysis on the yielding of supports.

Approximate method of analyses; Cantilever, Portal and Factor methods Matrix method; Excel spread sheet applications —Moment Distribution, and Slope Deflection method

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