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Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Truss Using Force Method: Solved Example

Introduction Indeterminate trusses are analysed usually analysed using force method or direct stiffness method. In this post, we are going to analyse step by step,...

ProtaStructures Conference/Live Event Coming Up in Nigeria

ProtaSoftware in conjuction with ApeleDesigns invites you to the first ever live event/conference in Nigeria. ProtaStructure is the all-in-one package for multi-material modelling with steel,...

How to Apply Load Model 1 (LM 1) on Highway Bridges

Introduction In the Eurocodes, traffic load models were calibrated for highway bridges having carriageway width less than 42m, and span length up to 200m. The...

Design Example of Steel Beams According to Eurocode 3

Introduction This post deals with the design of simply supported I-beam section subjected to permanent and variable loads according to Eurocode 3. The design involves...

Precise Moment Distribution Analysis of Non-sway Frames

Precise moment distribution is a variation of moment distribution method which aims to shorten the time spent carrying out the normal moment distribution method....

Analysis of Column Loads in a Building By Considering Beam Support Reactions

Introduction In the manual design of reinforced concrete structures, column loads are usually assessed by considering the support reactions from beams they are supporting, or...

Design of Pile Foundation Using Pile Load Test (Eurocode 7)

Pile load test is the most reliable method of estimating the load carrying capacity of a pile, but it is rather expensive. Load tests...

Analysis of Continuous Beams with Partially Distributed Load Using Force Method and Clapeyron’s Theorem

For the continuous beam loaded as shown above, it is desired to find the bending moments at the critical points using force method (method...

9 Guidelines for Quality Tiling | Principles of Floor and Wall Tiling

Tiles are hard-wearing thin plates that are used for covering walls, floors, roofs, countertops, etc in a building. They can be manufactured from a...

Analysis of Influence Lines for Beams With Overhangs

Influence lines can be used to obtain the static effects of moving loads on structures. The action effects that can be evaluated at any...