A Beginner's Guide to Structural Mechanics/Analysis

by T. Bart Quimby, P.E., Ph.D.

2007 T. Bartlett Quimby


The Beginner's Guide to Structural Engineering



Moments of Inertia
Transformed Moments of Inertia
Approximate Frame Analysis
Load, Shear, Moment, and Axial Force Diagrams
Tributary Areas and Load Calculations
Continuous Beam Analysis

Latest News

1 August 2008
A new section about continuous beam analysis has been added.  This section looks at load arrangement for maximum effect and the development of load effect envelopes.

20 August 2007
We are starting with this new text which, for now will include misc. concepts that need reinforcing at a more advanced level.