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Structural Competency for Architects / Edition 1

Structural Competency for Architects / Edition 1

by Hollee Hitchcock Becker
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ISBN-13: 9780415817882
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/13/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hollee Hitchcock Becker is an Assistant Professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC where she teaches Structures and Environmental Design. With a BSCE in engineering and a Masters of Architecture, as well as a 30-year career in engineering, business and education, she understands the differences in learning styles between architects and engineers.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part 1: Statics and Strengths of Materials 1. Finding Reactions 2. Bar Forces in Trusses 3. Statics in Simple 4. Shear and Moment in Beams 5. Load Tracing 6. Simple Stress and Strain 7. Shear and Flexure in Beams 8. Deflection in Beams 9. Design of Beams 10. Design of Columns Part 2: Structural Design Principles 11. Structural Patterns 12. Design Loads 13. Horizontal Framing Systems 14. Lateral Bracing Systems 15. Structural Typology Part 3: Wood Design 16. Dimensional Lumber Design 17. Timber Design 18. Glue-Laminated Lumber Design Part 4: Steel Design 19. Wood connections 20. Steel Beam Design 21. Design of steel compression members 22. Steel Tension Design 23. Steel Baseplates 24. Steel Connections Part 5: Concrete Design 25. Concrete Beam Design 26. Concrete Slab Design 27. Doubly Reinforced beams and T-beams 28. Shear and deflection in Concrete Beams 29. Concrete Columns 30. Development Length 31. Concrete Walls 32. Footings 33. Precast and Prestressed Concrete Part 6: Masonry and Alternate Materials 34. Masonry Design 35. Alternate Structural Materials Conclusion Appendix Index

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