Floating Block Theory in Structural Analysis

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Title: Floating Block Theory in Structural Analysis

Author(s): Stanley U. Benscoter

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 42

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 205-228

Keywords: none

Date: 1/1/1946

Abstract:
A process of reaction distribution is developed for the purpose of calculating reactions beneath hinged floating blocks. Application to hinged base slabs is illustrated. The analogous correspondence to the process of moment distribution is explained by using the column analogy.