The standard in the field, now in its seventh revised edition. Long known for its accessible and concise presentation of basic structural materials and their characteristics, this text is the enduringly popular general reference for architects and builders. Beginning with the principles of structural mechanics, covers structural masonry, steel, wood, and concrete; design for lateral forces; elements of dynamic behavior; plywood shear walls; diaphragms; rigid frames; and structures with internal pins. Includes new material on the design of total structural systems for buildings. Each topic is introduced by general discussion and is supported by a wealth of illustrative examples. Includes exercises, with answers.
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Considered a standard in the field, this edition has been updated and expanded. Presents a minimum of fundamental structural mechanics and a digest of the basic issues regarding common forms of construction in major structural materials of wood, steel, concrete and masonry. Contains a new section on the topic of strength design, the latest information on model building codes and industry standards, a chapter on the basic nature and some detail of trusses. Includes a wealth of illustrative examples.From the Back Cover:
For more than 60 years, a must-have Reference for the Design and Construction Trades This Ninth Edition of one of the all-time bestselling books on architecture provides a clear, accessible presentation of the engineering information that is essential for architects and builders. It offers a concise understanding of the structural design process, including information on structural analysis, materials, and systems.
* Offers a highly readable and understandable approach to investigating and designing commonly used structures for ordinary buildings
* Provides essential formulas for the solution of structural problems
* Includes more than 200 simple, descriptive illustrations
* Features updated code and material information
* Covers wood, steel concrete, and masonry structures
An unparalleled resource for students and young professional in architecture, construction, and civil engineering, Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders, Ninth Edition boils structural engineering down to its essential and provides the simple design solutions that are used for the vast majority of buildings.
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Descripción Wiley-Interscience, 1989. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 7th. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0471618063
Descripción Wiley-Interscience, 1989. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110471618063
Descripción Wiley-Interscience. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0471618063 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW7.1115054