Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders

Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders

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For courses in Structural Technology and Statics and Strength of Materials as taught in departments of architecture, construction, and engineering technology.

This beginning text provides an introduction to building structures and materials that can be used by either architecture or construction students. The text treats the essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials and provides an introduction to structural analysis and design. It is aimed at the future practicing architect and those who will be working with him or her.
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  • Hardback | 498 pages
  • 188 x 233.7 x 22.9mm | 907.2g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 4th edition
  • 0130928771
  • 9780130928771

Table of contents

1. Overview.

2. Statics.

3. Structural Properties of Areas.

4. Stress and Strain.

5. Properties of Structural Materials.

6. Shear and Moment.

7. Flexural Stresses.

8. Shearing Stresses.

9. Deflection and Indeterminate Beams.

10. Beam Design and Framing.

11. Elastic Buckling of Columns.

12. Trusses.

Appendix A: Derivation of Basic Flexural Stress Equation.

Appendix B: Derivation of Basic Horizontal Shearing Stress Equation.

Appendix C: Derivation of Euler Column Buckling Equation.

Appendix D: Weights of Selected Building Materials.

Appendix E: Properties of Selected Materials.

Appendix F: Properties of Areas.

Appendix G: Proof of Moment-Area Theorems.

Appendix H: Allowable Stresses and Modulus of Elasticity Values for Selected Structural Sawn Lumber.

Appendix I: Wood Section Properties.

Appendix J: Properties of Selected Steel Sections.

Appendix K: Shear, Moment, and Deflection Equations.

Appendix L: Introduction to the SI Metric System.

Answers to Problems.

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