For B.E./B.Tech. in Civil Engineering and also useful for M.E./M.Tech. students. The book takes an integral look at structural engineering starting with fundamentals and ending with computer analysis. This book is suitable for 5th, 6th and 7th semesters of undergraduate course. In this edition, a new chapter on plastic analysis has been added. A large number of examples have been worked out in the book so that students can master the subject by practicing the examples and problems.