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Partnering with the Associated Schools of Construction, Delmar, Cengage Learning brings you this unique, web-based collection of lessons. COURSEBUILDER FOR STRUCTURAL DESIGN focuses on applied structural design of the three most common construction materials: structural steel, reinforced concrete and wood. Each lesson uses high-resolution color images, videos and animations that help the reader visualize these components and understand the way each material behaves in an on-site setting. Self quizzing, end of lesson questions and note taking ability are all built into these lessons to improve comprehension, and with an internet connection, you can access their lessons from anywhere.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111544997
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 4/1/2013
  • Sales rank: 1,099,766

Meet the Author

Thomas Burns is the current chairman of the Civil Engineering Technology Department at Cincinnati State and has taught the Structural sequence of courses to construction management and architectural technology students for 24 years. Over this time he has been awarded teaching excellence awards at both Cincinnati State as well as the University of Cincinnati. In addition, Mr. Burns has served in many roles with the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) over the last dozen years. These duties include being an educator trustee of the ACCE board, chairman of the student learning outcomes task force, vice chair of the accreditation committee and an active member of the standards committee. Mr. Burns is a licensed engineer and still pursues a variety of structural consulting activities. Dr. Burns is a licensed professional engineer and has significant professional leadership at the national level as an Educator Trustee of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). He currently serves as vice-chair of both the ACCE accreditation committee and student learning outcomes task force. He has served as an external reviewer for other construction programs in Ohio, Texas, Florida, and New York and has published three textbooks with a fourth, Applied Statics & Strength of Materials (2e), due out in January 2009. Dr. Burns has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Civil Engineering and earned his Ph.D. from Indiana State, specializing in Construction Management.

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Table of Contents

LESSON 1: Structural Steel--The Material and Its Production Unit 1: Composition and Creation of Steel Unit 2: Mechanical Properties of Steel Unit 3: Steel Shapes LESSON 2: Structural Steel--AISC Design Philosophy Unit 1: Steel Design Methods Unit 2: Calculating Load Paths LESSON 3: Steel Tension Members--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Tension Member Behavior Unit 2: Effective Net Area and Design Capacity of Tension Members Unit 3: Staggered Bolts Unit 4: Block Shear Unit 5: Tension Member Design LESSON 4: Steel Compression Members--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Compression Member Behavior Unit 2: AISC Specifications for Compression Members Unit 3: Steel Column Design LESSON 5: Steel Beams--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Beam Behavior Unit 2: AISC Formulas for Nominal Moment Capacity, Mn Unit 3: Compact Steel Shapes Unit 4: Steel Beam Design Unit 5: Beam-Column Behavior LESSON 6: Structural Steel in Construction--Plans, Shop Drawings, and Fabrication Unit 1: The Basics of Structural Plans Unit 2: Steel Fabrication Unit 3: The Role of Shop Drawings LESSON 7: Reinforced Concrete--The Material and Its Properties Unit 1: Concrete--Its Components and Properties Unit 2: Reinforced Steel and Concrete LESSON 8: Reinforced Concrete--ACI Design Philosophy Unit 1: The Strength Design Method Unit 2: Load Paths LESSON 9: Reinforced Concrete Beams--Bending Design and Behavior Unit 1: Reinforced Concrete Beam Behavior Unit 2: The ACI Strength Design Method--Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Beams Unit 3: The ACI Strength Design Method--Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams Unit 4: One-Way Slabs--Another Type of Reinforced Concrete Beam LESSON 10: Reinforced Concrete Beams--Shear Behavior and Development Length Unit 1: Reinforced Concrete Beam Behavior in Shear Unit 2: The ACI Strength Design Method--Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Shear Unit 3: The ACI Strength Design Method--Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams for Shear Unit 4: Development Length of Reinforcing Steel LESSON 11: Reinforced Concrete Columns--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Reinforced Concrete Column Behavior Unit 2: Strength Design Requirements for Reinforced Concrete Columns Unit 3: Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns LESSON 12: Reinforced Concrete in Construction--Plans, Rebar Fabrication, and Estimating Fundamentals. Unit 1: Structural Plans for Reinforced Concrete Structures Unit 2: Rebar Fabrication Unit 3: Reinforced Concrete Quantities LESSON 13: Wood --The Material and Its Properties Unit 1: Wood--The Material Unit 2: Types of Wood Products Unit 3: Basic Wood Framing and Design LESSON 14: Wood--NDS Design Philosophy Unit 1: Wood Design Methods Unit 2: Calculating Load Paths LESSON 15: Wood Beams--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Beam Behavior Unit 2: Evaluation of Wood Beams Unit 3: Design of Wood Beams LESSON 16: Wood Columns--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Column Behavior Unit 2: Evaluation of Wood Beams Unit 3: Design of Wood Beams LESSON 17: Wood Fasteners--Design and Behavior Unit 1: Wood Fasteners Unit 2: Evaluation of Wood Fasteners Unit 3: Design of Fasteners LESSON 18: Wood in Construction--Plans and Planning for Construction Unit 1: Construction Plans for Wood-framed Structures Unit 2: Wood Framing Unit 3: Estimating Quantities
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