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Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction

ISBN-10: 0131185837
ISBN-13: 9780131185838
Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $141.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/23/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 640
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.322

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. The authors introduce structural theory without relying on calculus. Instead using building examples and illustrations to supplement the book 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 elements. Extensive treatment of load tracing (paths) in an organized and heavily illustrated manner. Includes a CD containing additional problems with solutions for further practice. New section discussing the basic principles of concrete retaining walls using free-body diagrams and the equations of equillibrium. Building inspectors or people training to become inspectors or plans checkers.

Introduction
Definition of Structure
Structural Design
Parallels in Nature
Loads on Structures
Basic Functional Requirements
Architectural Issues
Statics
Characteristics of a Force
Vector Addition
Force Systems
Equilibrium Equations: Two-Dimensional
Free-Body Diagrams of Rigid Bodies
Statical Indeterminacy and Improper Constraints
Analysis of Selected Determinate Structural Systems
Equilibrium of a Particle
Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies
Plane Trusses
Pinned Frames (Multiforce Members)
Three-Hinged Arches
Retaining Walls
Load Tracing
Load Tracing
Lateral Stability Load Tracing
Strength of Materials
Stress and Strain
Elasticity, Strength, and Deformation
Other Material Properties
Thermal Effects
Statically Indeterminate Members (Axially Loaded)
Cross-Sectional Properties of Structural Members
Center of Gravity-Centroids
Moment of Inertia of an Area
Moment of Inertia of Composite Areas
Radius of Gyration
Bending and Shear in Simple Beams
Classification of Beams and Loads
Shear and Bending Moment
Equilibrium Method for Shear and Moment Diagrams
Relationship Between Load, Transverse Shear, and Bending Moment
Semigraphical Method for Load, Shear, and Moment Diagrams
Bending and Shear Stresses in Beams
Flexural Strain
Flexural (Bending) Stress Equation
Shearing Stress-Longitudinal and Transverse
Development of the General Shear Stress Equation
Deflection in Beams
Lateral Buckling in Beams
Column Analysis and Design
Short and Long Columns-Modes of Failure
End Support Conditions and Lateral Bracing
Axially Loaded Steel Columns
Axially Loaded Wood Columns
Columns Subjected to Combined Loading or Eccentricity
Structural Connections
Steel Bolted Connections
Welded Connections
Common Framing Details in Steel
Structure, Construction, and Architecture
Initiation of Project-Predesign
Design Process
Schematic Design
Design Development and Construction Documents
Integration of Building Systems
Construction Sequence
Conclusion
Tables for Structural Design
Lumber Section Properties
Dimensioned Sizes-Rafters, Joists, and Studs
Beams and Columns
Allowable Stress Design for Shapes Used as Beams
Structural Steel-Wide-Flange Shapes
Structural Steel-American Standard Shapes and Channels
Structural Steel-Tubing (square) and Pipe
Structural Steel-Angles
Definition of Metric (S.I.) Terms and Conversion Tables
Wide Flange Shapes (Abridged Listing)-S.I. Metric
Elastic Section Modulus-U.S. and S.I. Metric
Western Glue-Laminated Sections-U.S. and S.I. Metric
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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