Accession Number : AD0736237

Title :   Modification of the General Structural Analysis Program (SAP) for Dynamic Loads.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Dec 71.

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Report Date : DEC 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A general structural analysis program (SAP) was modified to permit analysis for dynamic loads by direct step-by-step integration. The theory for the development of the step-by-step method is summarized in this report. Also, a description of the use of the program and its limitation is given. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS), ELASTIC PROPERTIES, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, ALGORITHMS, DAMPING, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS)

Subject Categories : Computer Programming and Software
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE