Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 14): Structural analysis methodology

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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31 August 2012

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 14): Structural analysis methodology

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31 August 2012
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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The Structural Engineer, Volume 90, Issue 9, 2012, Page(s) 3

Date published

31 August 2012

Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

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The Structural Engineer, Volume 90, Issue 9, 2012, Page(s) 3

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Standard: £14.95 + VAT
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This note is a good practice guide for analysing and designing structures. It explains how structures are given form, modelled, analysed and designed. Mention is made of the need to rationalise the analysis process, but not at the expense of an economic design.

Introduction
When analysing structures it is important to adopt a methodical approach wherever possible. By breaking down the structure into manageable portions, the complexity of the analysis is reduced and thus becomes easier to control and review. By adopting such an approach, a seemingly insurmountable task becomes a much more approachable one.

This Technical Guidance Note is a good practice guide for analysing and designing structures. It explains how structures are given form, modelled, analysed and designed. Mention is made of the need to rationalise the analysis process, but not at the expense of an economic design.

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