# Category: Theory of Structures

## Calculating the Displacement of a Truss Joint Subjected to Lateral Loading Using the Virtual Work Method

February 24, 2017 Abdul Siraj, P.E.

In this post, I will discuss the second example in our structural analysis and theory of structures course covering the analysis of trusses using the virtual work method. The goal of this example is to calculate calculate the displacement of a truss joint subjected to lateral loading using the virtual work method.   The problem…

## Calculating the Displacement of a Truss Joint Subjected to Vertical Loading Using the Virtual Work Method

February 24, 2017 Abdul Siraj, P.E.

In this post, I will discuss the first example in our structural analysis and theory of structures course covering the analysis of trusses using the virtual work method. The goal of this example is to calculate the displacement of a truss joint subjected to vertical loading using the virtual work method.   The problem statement…

## Calculating the Slope and Displacement of Simply Supported Beam Subjected to Uniform Loading Using Virtual Work Method

February 23, 2017 Abdul Siraj, P.E.

In this post, I will discuss the third example in our structural analysis and theory of structures course covering the analysis of beams using the virtual work method. The goal of this example is to calculate the slope and displacement of simply supported beam subjected to uniform loading using virtual work method.   The problem…

## Calculating the Slope at the Midpoint of a Cantilever Beam Subjected to a Concentrated End Load Using Virtual Work Method

February 23, 2017 Abdul Siraj, P.E.

In this post, I will discuss the second example in our structural analysis and theory of structures course covering the analysis of beams using the virtual work method. The goal of this example is to calculating the slope at the midpoint of a cantilever beam subjected to a concentrated end load using virtual work method….

## Calculating the Displacement at the Free End of a Cantilever Beam Subjected to Uniform Loading Using Virtual Work Method

February 23, 2017 Abdul Siraj, P.E.

In this post, I will discuss the first example in our structural analysis and theory of structures course covering the analysis of beams using the virtual work method. The goal of this example is to calculate the displacement at the free end of a cantilever beam subjected to uniform loading using virtual work method.  …