Statics
- Equilibrium
- Centre of Mass
- Effect of Different Cross Sections
- Bending
- Shear and Torsion
- Stress Distribution
- Span and Deflection
- Direct Force Path
- Smaller Internal Forces
- Buckling
- Prestress
- Horizontal Movements of Structures Induced by Vertical Loads
Example 1: A barrier Example 2: A footbridge Example 3: An equilibrium kitchen scale Example 4: Magnetic float train Example 5: A dust tray
Example 1: Cranes on construction sites Example 2: The Eiffel Tower Example 3: A display unit Example 4: The Kio Towers
Example 1: A steel framed building Example 2: A railway bridge: Example 3: I section members with holes (cellular beams and columns)
Example 1: Profiles of girders Example 2: Reducing bending moments using overhangs Example 3: Failure due to bending Example 4: Deformation of a staple due to bending
Example 1: Composite section of a beam Example 2: Shear walls in a building Example 3: Opening a drinks bottle
Example 1: Flat shoes vs high-heel shoes Example 2: The Leaning Tower of Pisa
Example 1: Column supports Example 2: The Phenomenon of prop roots Example 3: Metal props used in structures
Example 1: Bracing systems of tall buildings Example 2: Bracing systems of scaffolding structures
Example 1: Raleigh Arena Example 2: Zhejiang Dragon Sports Centre Example 3: A cable-stayed bridge Example 4: A floor structure experiencing excessive vibration
Example 1: Buckling of bracing members Example 2: Buckling of a box girder Example 3: Prevention of lateral buckling of beams Example 4: Bistability of a slap band
Example 1: A centrally post-tensioned column Example 2: An eccentrally post-tensioned beam Example 3: Spider's web Example 4: A cable-net roof
Example 1: A grandstand Example 2: A building floor Example 3: Rail bridges:
- Energy Exchange
- Pendulum Systems
- Free Vibration
- Resonance
- Damping
- Vibration Reduction
- Human Body Examples in Structural Vibration
Example 1: Roller coasters Example 2: A torch without a battery
Example 1: An inclined suspended wooden bridge in a playground Example 2: Seismic isolation of a floor Example 3: The Foucault pendulum
Example 1: A musical box Example 2: Measurement of the fundamental natural frequency of a building through free vibration generated using vibrators Example 3: Measurement of the fundamental natural frequencies of a stack through vibration generated by the environment Example 4: The tension forces in the cables in the London Eye Example 5: A toilet seat-cover
Example 1: The London Millennium Footbridge Example 2: Avoidance of resonance - design of structures used for pop concerts Example 3: Measurement of the resonance frequency of a building Example 4: An entertaining resonance phenomenon Example 5: Vibration of a hanging light
Example 1: Damping ratio obtained from free vibration tests Example 2: Damping ratio obtained from forced vibration tests Example 3: Reducing footbridge vibrations induced by walking Example 4: Reducing floor vibration induced by walking
Example 1: Tyres used for vibration isolation Example 2: The London Eye Example 3: The London Millennium Footbridge
Example 1: The effect of stationary spectators on a grandstand Example 2: Calculation of the natural frequencies of a grandstand Example 3: Dynamic response of a structure used at pop concerts Example 4: Indirect measurement of the fundamental natural frequency of a standing person Example 5: Indirect measurement of the fundamental natural frequency of a chicken |