Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders / Edition 9

Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders / Edition 9

by James Ambrose, Harry Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471379190

ISBN-13: 9780471379195

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

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…  See more details below

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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.

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

Preface to the Eighth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction1
1Investigation of Forces11
2Forces Actions44
3Investigation of Beams and Frames71
4Properties of Sections152
5Wood Spanning Elements187
6Wood Columns218
7Fastening of Wood Structures236
8Steel Structural Products259
9Steel Beams and Framing Elements271
10Steel Columns312
11Bolted Connections340
12Welded Connections367
13Reinforced Concrete Structures385
14Sitecast Concrete Framing Systems445
15Concrete Columns466
16Footings484
17General Considerations for Masonry Structures496
18Design of Structural Masonry510
19Strength Design Methods527
20Strength Design of Reinforced Concrete533
21Strength Design of Steel Structures542
22General Concerns for Structures555
23Building One571
24Building Two599
25Building Three612
References649
Answers to Exercise Problems651
Index661

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