July 13, 2020

Kanis Method : Non Sway Portal Frame Analysis

Sway and non sway portal frame are two different types of the portal frame which provide very different values of shear force and bending moment. Basically non sway portal frame it self not provide deflection due to the vertical support as simple that.
Sway portal frame consist the support at the bottom itself but the non portal frame consists the support at the bottom and top side also due to which the vertical deflection may not occur in non sway portal frame.
Following video provide a detailed solution for the analysis of non sway portal frame using the Kani’s method:

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