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Provides information vital to preliminary design, analysis, and construction of a variety of buildings. Will help engineers arrive at better, quicker alternatives in choosing the design scheme during the crucial, early stages of building design. Includes reference material vital for the final design not readily available in traditional references. Each chapter is written by practicing engineers who are leaders in the field.
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Table of Contents
Introduction to the Handbook (R. White & C. Salmon).
Loads (H. Lew, et al.).
Design Philosophies (C. Pinkham).
Mechanical and Electrical Systems (Jaros, et al.).
Vertical TransportationStructural Aspects (W. Lewis).
Welding-related Considerations in Building Design (Omer Blodgett).
Structural Walls and DiaphragmsHow They Function (L. Wyllie, Jr.).
Structural Form (J. Christiansen).
Preliminary Design of Low-Rise Buildings (J. Colaco).
Tall BuildingsLoad Effects and Special Design Considerations (R. Tomasetti, et al.).
Preliminary Design of High Rise Buildings (L. Robertson & S. See).
Preliminary Design of Single-story Open-space Structures (F. Kramrisch).
Preliminary Design of Shells and Folded Plates (M. Ketchum).
Preliminary Design of Space Trusses and Frames (J. Iffland).
Preliminary Design of Lightweight Membrane Structures Including Air Supported and Structurally Supported Systems (D. Geiger and H. Berger).