ISBN-10:
0471558427
ISBN-13:
9780471558422
Pub. Date:
09/02/1994
Publisher:
Wiley
Design of Building Trusses / Edition 1

Design of Building Trusses / Edition 1

by James Ambrose, Edward Allen, Ambrose

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471558422
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/02/1994
Series: Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides Series , #22
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 698,231
Product dimensions: 7.13(w) x 10.24(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

JAMES AMBROSE is Editor of the Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides. He has practiced as an architect in California and Illinois, and as a structural engineer in Illinois. He was a professor of architecture at the University of Southern California.

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT.

Early Uses of Trusses.

The Nineteenth Century.

Early Twentieth Century Construction.

MODERN CONSTRUCTION WITH TRUSSES.

New Design Concerns.

New Truss Systems and Details.

INVESTIGATION AND DESIGN OF PLANAR TRUSSES.

Analysis for Static Forces.

General Considerations for Trusses Construction.

Design of Steel Trusses.

Special Truss Structures.

CONSTRUCTION PLANNING AND DESIGN.

Details for Construction.

General Construction Concerns.

GRAPHIC INVESTIGATION FOR TRUSSES.

Use of Graphic Analysis in Design.

COMPUTER-AIDED INVESTIGATION AND DESIGN.

Use of Computers.

Exercises in Computer Use.

References.

Appendix.

Glossary.

Study Aids.

Index.

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