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1. Introduction                                                                       (2 lectures)
    - Review of basic concepts
         o Equilibrium Equations
         o Constitutive Relations/Force-displacement Relations
         o Compatibility Conditions

2. Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures                  (10 lectures)
     - SF, BM diagrams
     - Determination of forces in trusses, frames, arches, and cables

3. Principle of virtual work                                                    (2 lectures)

4. Energy Principle                                                                 (2 lectures)

5. Maxwell's and Betti's laws                                                 (2 lectures)

6. Computation of Displacements                                          (8 lectures)
    - Moment area method
    - Conjugate beam method
    - Virtual work methods

7. Introduction to statically Indeterminate Structures         (2 lectures)
   - Concept of static and kinematic indeterminacy
   - Determination of static and kinematic redundancy

8. Influence Lines (4 lectures)
   - Equilibrium methods
   - Muller Breslau principle

9. Force Method - Introduction and Applications                   (12 lectures)
   - Axially loaded members
   - Plane truss
   - Beams
   - Frames

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