Design of Building Trusses / Edition 1

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A practical, up-to-date introduction on truss analysis, application and design. Describes the influence of trusses on design development as well as the means for design and detailing of truss construction utilizing contemporary building technologies. Illustrations include both historical and recent uses of trusses.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1 Historical Development 1
2 The Nineteenth Century 13
3 Early Twentieth Century Construction 18
4 New Design Concerns 27
5 New Truss Systems and Details 31
6 Analysis for Static Forces 39
7 Analysis of Planar Trusses: General Concerns 99
8 General Considerations for Trussed Construction 116
9 Design of Wood Trusses 145
10 Design of Steel Trusses 203
11 Special Problems 253
12 Special Truss Structures 261
13 Details for Construction 303
14 General Construction Concerns 313
15 Graphical Methods for Investigation of Forces 331
16 Finding Efficient Forms for Trusses 378
Appendix A Coefficients for Member Forces in Simple Trusses 397
Appendix B Properties of Sections 400
Appendix C Values for Typical Beam Loadings 414
Appendix D Use of Computers 416
Glossary 419
Bibliography 425
Index 427
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