Homework #17
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Spring 2012
You will be doing seismic time-history and modal analyses of the building you have been using
in previous assignment(s). The earthquak
Homework #19
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Spring 2012
Design the steel truss below so as to minimize the weight. In other words, nd the angle, , and the
bar area, A, so that the truss weig
Homework #13
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures
The water tower below has a height of H = 45 ft and has a capacity of 500,000 gallons. The four
steel columns have the dimensions shown.
Column Di
Homework: User-dened functions
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures
Create a user-dened function in Excel that calculates the stress in a steel sample given the strain.
Assume that the behavior of
Homework #16
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Spring 2012
You will be analyzing the frame below, which has the following properties:
m1 = 0.70 kipsec2 /ft
m2 = 0.70 kipsec2 /ft
m3 = 0.65 kipse
Homework #4
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Fall 2010
1. Write an Excel function that will return the stiffness matrix, [K] = [T ]T [k][T ], in global coordinates for a two-dimensional truss
Homework #1
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures
1. Solve the following by hand:
(a) Problem A.1 (c), (d), and (f) in your textbook. Show all work.
(b) Solve for [k] where
[k] = [T ]T [k][T ]
and
Homework: Symmetric Truss
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures
Using the truss in problem 3.32 in your textbook:
1. Set up the solution (taking advantage of symmetry) and solve for the deection at
Homework #18
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Spring 2012
In this homework, you will use a Monte Carlo simulation to estimate the statistical parameters (mean
and standard deviation) for the m
Homework #20
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Spring 2012
For the following cost function:
C(x, y) = 8x + x2 + 12y + 4y 2 2xy
1. Use Mathcad to plot a contour for the function.
2. On the conto
Homework #10
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Fall 2010
For the mass-spring system shown below, k = 1.5105 N/m and m = 750 kg. The force is a triangular
pulse as shown with a maximum force r =
Homework #8
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures
For the steel beam below, L = 20 ft, I = 750 in4 , and E = 29,000 ksi. The lateral force, F , is located
at the midpoint of the beam.
1. For F = 20
Homework #14
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Spring 2012
Find the dynamic response, x(t), of the water tower from the previous homework using the central
difference method (CDM). Assume the t
Homework #6
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures Fall 2010
1. For problem 5.21 in your book:
(a) Find the rotation at the right end and the deection and rotation 20 feet from the left end.
Your an
Homework #9
CEE 4100 Computer Analysis of Structures
The beam below is made of steel (E = 29,000 ksi, G = 11,200 ksi). The point load shown is applied
at the center of the span. Use the nite element m