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. 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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 205.7 x 254 x 33mm | 1,270.07g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0131186558
  • 9780131186552
  • 1,309,233

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 INDEXshow more

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