SHAEFFER

SHAEFFER : ELEM STRUCTS _c5

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For courses in Structural Technology and Statics and Strength of Materials.



A market leader, Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders, Fifth Edition provides an introduction to building structures and materials, covering essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials, and an introduction to structural analysis and design. Topics include structural properties of area, stress and strain, properties of structural materials, shear and moment, flexural and shearing stresses, deflection and indeterminate beams, beam design and framing, elastic buckling of columns and trusses. Ideal for today's visually oriented student, it offers over 600 illustrations and full-page architectural sketches to clarify text concepts. A comprehensive set of appendices and numerous examples makes it an excellent resource for students and professionals preparing for the architectural registration examination.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 205.7 x 254 x 33mm | 1,270.07g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131186558
  • 9780131186552
  • 1,415,013

Table of contents

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



APPENDICES

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

INDEX
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