In Shaping Structures, an engineer and an architect, both longtime teachers of structures at major American universities, collaborate to present an inspired synthesis of the creative and the technical, explicating both the principles of statics and their application to the fascinating task of finding good form for structures. This richly visual volume features: An easily understood development of the fundamentals of statics Step-by-step demonstrations, using both numerical and graphical techniques, of simple yet powerful methods for finding form and forces for arched structures, suspended structures, cable-stayed structures, and highly efficient trusses 120 photographs and more than 300 crisp drawings that illustrate and explain the magnificent structural triumphs of master architects and engineers -including Gustave Eiffel's famous tower, Robert Maillart's soaring bridges, Pier Luigi Nervi's landmark Turin Exhibition Hall, and many others Calculations in both SI metric and conventional units throughout the book Requiring only the most rudimentary mathematical background yet accurate and fully functional, Shaping Structures provides an inviting point of entry to the study of structural design for engineering and architecture students -proving that the science of statics doesn't have to be lifeless, simplistic, or dull.About the Author:
WACLAW ZALEWSKI is Professor Emeritus of Structural Design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. EDWARD ALLEN, architect, taught for many years at MIT and is on the faculty of the Yale University School of Architecture. His books are read and used in universities and professional offices throughout the world. JOSEPH IANO is a practicing architect in Seattle, Washington.
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Descripción Wiley, 1997. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: A Vertical Tensile Structure.A Vertical Compressive Structure.Forces in Many Directions.Moments of Forces.Finding Forces in a Simple Truss.Multipanel Trusses.Fanlike Structures.Finding Forms and Forces for Funicular Structures.Further Design Tools for Funicular Structures.Shaping a Cantilevered Arch Roof.Shaping a Hanging Roof.Shaping a Three-Hinged Truss Arch.Restraining Funicular Structures.Shaping Efficient Trusses.Unit Conversions.Standard Sizes of Steel Reinforcing Bars.Selected References.Index. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0471169684