JNTUH B.Tech 2016-2017 (R16) Detailed Syllabus Fundamentals of Structural Analysis

Fundamentals of Structural Analysis Detailed Syllabus for B.Tech second year second sem is covered here. This gives the details about credits, number of hours and other details along with reference books for the course.

The detailed syllabus for Fundamentals of Structural Analysis B.Tech 2016-2017 (R16)  second year second sem is as follows.

B.Tech. II Year II Sem.    L/T/P/C
Course Code: AE402ES    4/1/0/4

UNIT- I Introduction to Theory of Elasticity: Equilibrium and Compatibility conditions for elastic
solids, 2D elasticity equations for plane stress, plane strain and generalized plane strain cases Airy’s stress function. Simple problems in plane stress / plane strain Stresses and Strains on arbitrary planes and transformations. Concept of principal planes, stress and Strains, Construction of Mohr’s circle.

UNIT- II Redundant Structures: Indeterminate structures and order of redundancy, Introduction to redundant analysis, – Clapeyrons method, Moment distribution method Use of free body diagrams to explain compatibility and redundant analysis principles. Singularity method for uniform beams with various boundary and support conditions (props, hinges and fixities) subjected to distributed / discrete loads (including moments).

UNIT- III Beams with Elastic Supports and Initial Curvature: Direct solution of beams on elastic foundation, Deflection of beams with discrete elastic supports using singularity methods and
modeling concepts. Equation of equilibrium for curved beam stress and deflections of a typical curved beam (Bulk Head segments on fuselages).

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  • Megson THG, “Aircraft Structures for Engineering students”, Edward Arnold Publication.
  • David J. Peery” Aircraft Structures” McGraw-HILL Book Company


  • Aircraft structures by G. Lakshmi Narasaiah, B. S. Publications.
  • B. C. Punmia, “Theory of Structures”, Laxmi Publication.
  • Timoshenko S. P. and J.N. Goodier, “Theory of Elasticity McGraw Hill Book Co.
  • Structural Analysis by OA. Bauchauji, Craig – Springer Publications.
  • David J. Peery” Aircraft Structures” McGraw-HILL Book Company
  • Argyris J. H. and Kelsey S. Energy theorems and structural analysis, Butterworth’s Scientific Publications. 1960
  • Donaldson, B. K. Analysis of Aircraft Structures-An introduction “McGraw Hill.
  • David H. Allen, and Walter E. Haiseler Introduction to Aeronautical Structure Analysis, John Wiley & Son, 1985.

For all other B.Tech 2nd Year 2nd Sem syllabus go to JNTUH B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering 2nd Year 2nd Sem Course Structure for (R16) Batch.

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