Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction

Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction

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For courses in Statics, Strength of Materials, and Structural Principles in Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Technology. Taking a visually-oriented approach, Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction, Third Edition, presents basic structural concepts in an easily understood manner. Written for students of architecture, building construction, and engineering technology programs, the text introduces structural theory without relying on calculus. Instead it uses building examples and illustrations to supplement the text and introduce mathematically based material in a non-threatening way. This edition features many fully-worked example problems, a new supplemental CD-ROM, a section on retaining walls and clearer connections between written and visual more

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  • Mixed media product | 640 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.86 x 30.48mm | 1,519.53g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131185837
  • 9780131185838
  • 1,442,470

Table of contents

Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. Statics 3. Analysis of Selected Determinate Structural Systems 4. Load Tracing 5. Strength of Materials 6. Cross-Sectional Properties of Structural Members 7. Bending and Shear in Simple Beams 8. Bending and Shear Stresses in Beams 9. Column Analysis and Design 10. Structure, Construction, and Architecture APPENDIX: TABLES FOR STRUCTURAL DESIGN Section Properties--Joists and Beams Allowable Stress Design Selection Structural Steel Shapes Structural Steel Properties ANSWERS TO SELECTED PROBLEMS INDEX CDshow more

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