This book offers a concise and thorough presentation of wood design process, application and underlying structural principles and thus is committed to developing users' problem-solving skills. This workbook makes the contents of textbooks with same subjects more visible, extractable, and relevant for an application or process. The material is reinforced with variety of structural design examples of progressively varying degrees of difficulty to illustrate structural principles and design issues that focus on practical and realistic situations encountered in professional practice. This book features many photorealistic figures that have often been depicted in 3-dimensional view to appeal to visual learners. The case study problems and group workshop are prepared to relate the verbal and visual elements to each other in an effective way. Most verbal elements are presented in categorized boxes. Some of the visual and verbal elements are deliberately left incomplete or missing so the instructor and students can complete them together in the classroom. This approach promotes problem-based learning and active participation of students, which can lead to a fundamental understanding that is more likely to be retained.
|Publisher:||Matthias & Alex, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.45(d)|