Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders / Edition 9

Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders / Edition 9

by James Ambrose, Harry Parker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471379190

ISBN-13: 9780471379195

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471379195
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides Series, #31
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.34(w) x 10.68(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL MECHANICS.
Investigation of Forces.
Force Actions.
Investigation of Beams and Frames.
Properties of Sections.
WOOD CONSTRUCTION.
Wood Spanning Elements.
Wood Columns.
Connections for Wood Structures.
STEEL CONSTRUCTION.
Steel Structural Products.
Steel Beams and Framing Elements.
Steel Columns and Frames.
Connections for Steel Structures.
Light-Gage Formed Steel Structures.
CONCRETE AND MASONRY CONSTRUCTION.
Reinforced Concrete Structures.
Flat-Spanning Concrete Systems.
Concrete Columns and Frames.
Footings.
General Considerations for Masonry Structures.
Design of Structural Masonry.
STRENGTH DESIGN.
Strength Design Methods.
Strength Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures.
Strength Design of Steel Structures.
STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS.
General Considerations for Building Structures.
Building One.
Building Two.
Building Three.
References.
Answers to Exercise Problems.
Index.

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