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No.15. Approximate analysis of skeletal structures

This Text presents simple approaches to the approximate analysis of two-dimensional skeletal structures.

Some form of approximate analysis remains essential for both the conceptual design of structures and verification of final (computer) analysis.

The use of these techniques only requires a first-year knowledge of structural behaviour, some engineering judgement and a little courage!

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