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Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, & Design Examples / Edition 1

Structural Renovation of Buildings: Methods, Details, & Design Examples / Edition 1

by Alexander NewmanAlexander Newman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070471627
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 09/08/2000
Series: McGraw-Hill Professional Engineering Series
Edition description: List
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Alexander Newman, P.E., is principal structural engineer with Maguire Group, Inc., a national architectural, engineering and planning firm, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. With two decades of engineering and management experience, he has worked as project engineer with a consulting engineering firm, design engineer with a light-gage framing panel manufacturer, and manager of fabrication for a steel fabricator. He has planned and supervised structural renovation of numerous buildings throughout the country, including a Boston Edison switching and conversion station that won the 1990 American Consulting Engineering Council of New England Award for Engineering Excellence. Mr. Newman holds an advanced degree in structural engineering from the Moscow Civil Engineering Institute in Russia, and a master’s degree in business administration with high honors from Boston University. He is the author of the Bestselling Metal Building Systems, also from McGraw-Hill, and a number of award-winning articles that have appeared in leading engineering publications. Additionally, he conducts continuing-education seminars on metal building systems for design professionals sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers and other organizations, and teaches at Northeastern University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Challenge of Renovation.

Chapter 2: Investigating of Existing Conditions.

Chapter 3: Renovation of Steel-Framed Buildings.

Chapter 4: Strengthening of Concrete Buildings.

Chapter 5: Repairing Deteriorated Concrete.

Chapter 6: Renovating Slabs on Grade.

Chapter 7: Renovating Post-Tensioned Concrete.

Chapter 8: Renovating Wood Structures.

Chapter 9: Renovating Masonry.

Chapter 10: Renovating Metal Building Systems.

Chapter 11: Strengthening Lateral-Load Resisting Systems.

Chapter 12: Case Studies in Seismic Upgrading.

Chapter 13: Renovating Building Facades.

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