This is a comprehensive textbook, covering all the important topics under determinate structures.
Thisbook departs from the conventional practice of giving all theories in one place followed by a plethora ofsolved problems, and instead presents each theory followed by solved problems pertaining to that theory.This helps the students to understand each theory and its applications in a better manner.
When a problemcan be solved by several methods, the same problem is solved by different methods to highlight salientfeatures of the method used. This book is divided into 14 chapters with appendices which contains useful information of this subject. Salient Features:It is written in a simple language. Entire subject is divided into chapters, sections and sub sections. Each topic is described in reasonable detail and no aspect is bypassed. Every theory is followed for solved illustrative problems. Each concept is illustrated with handful of illustrations known as free body diagrams. Each chapter of this book ends with a section termed as "high alert" which is a summary of thechapter highlights. There are a variety of problems for practice at the end of every chapter. With its coverage and approach, the book will be immensely useful to the students and faculties of civilengineering.
The detailed derivations and descriptions of underlying concepts make life of a teacher verymuch easy.
Technical contents of the book are also useful for students of Architecture.