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1. Introduction (before you begin…)
2. What is Computer Aided Structural Analysis?
3. Analysis types
Linear Static Stress Analysis
Dynamic analysis
Random Vibration
Response Spectrum Analysis
Time History Analysis
Transient Vibration Analysis
Vibration Analysis (Modal Analysis)
Buckling analysis
Thermal analysis
thermal analysis
Boundary Element
4. Sign convention (mind your signs)
5. Numbering of joints and members
6. Specifying moment of inertia
7. Specifying Loads
8. Column Buckling test
10. Deflection of Reinforced Concrete member
11. Shear deformation
12. Inclined support
14. Support settlement
15. 2D versus 3D
16. Curved member
17. Tapered section
18. Nodes connected by a spring
19. Sub-structuring technique and symmetry (break them into pieces…)
20. Staircase analysis
21. Cables
22. Pre-stressed cable profile
23. Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Method is approaching…
24. A typical worked out problem of FEA
25. Plates by FEM
26. Interpreting FEA result
27. Tips for creating better mesh
29. Shear Wall
30. Folded Plate
31. Shells
32. A first step in Structural Dynamics
33. An example of a Single Degree of Freedom problem
34. What dynamic analysis you should perform?
35. Non-linear analysis (NLA) – an introduction for beginners
Material Non-linearity
Geometric Non-linearity
36. Mechanical Event Simulation
37. Importing model from CAD programs
38. Virtual Reality in Engineering (VRML)
39. Linear Programming in spreadsheet
40. Reinforcement detailing in continuous beams
Civil Engineering programs
Mechanical Engineering programs
Some CAD programs…
42. How to select the most appropriate program for your need?
43. How to check the result for accuracy?
44. File name extension guide (for some CAD/CAE programs)
45. Common error messages and solutions
Operating system related
Analysis program related
46. References
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