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Building Structures

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ISBN-10: 0471582875

ISBN-13: 9780471582878

Edition: 2nd 1993 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: James E. Ambrose

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Book details

List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Introduction
Basic Concepts
Basic Concerns
Architectural Considerations
Structural Functions
Structural Materials
Structural Systems
Investigation of Structures
Introduction to Structural Investigation
Static Forces
Stresses and Strains
Beams
Tension Elements
Compression Elements
Special Topics
Trusses
Special Structures
Aspects of Dynamic Behavior
Wood Structures
General Concerns for Wood
Wood Beams, Joists, and Decks
Wood Columns
Fasteners and Connections
Special Wood Structures
Steel Structures
General Concerns for Steel
Steel Beams, Joists, and Decks
Steel Columns
Steel Connections
Special Steel Structures
Concrete Structures
General Concerns for Concrete
Flexure
Shear
Bond and Development
Concrete Framing Systems
Concrete Columns
Concrete Walls
Concrete Foundations
Special Structures
Masonry
General Concerns for Masonry
Masonry with Concrete Units
Brick Masonry
Miscellaneous Masonry Construction
Building Foundations
General Considerations
Soil Properties and Foundation Behavior
Shallow Bearing Foundations
Deep Foundations
Special Foundation Problems
Lateral Force Effects
General Considerations for Lateral Effects
Wind Effects on Buildings
Earthquake Effects on Buildings
Elements of Lateral Resistive Systems
Design for Wind and Earthquake Effects
Special Lateral Effect Problems
Design Examples
General Concerns for Structural Design
Building One: Wood Structure
Builsding One, Scheme 3: Masonry and Timber Structure
Building One, Scheme 4: Concrete and Steel Structure
Building Two: General Considerations
Building Two: Scheme 1: Wood Structure
Building Two: Scheme 2: Steel Structure
Building Two: Scheme 3: Alternative Steel Structure
Building Two: Scheme 4: Concrete Structure
Building Two: Scheme 5: Alternative Concrete Structure
Building Two: Scheme 6: Masonry Wall Structure
Building Two: Scheme 7: Alternative Masonry Structure Number One
Properties of Sections
Beam Diagrams and Formulas
Weights of Elements of Building Construction
Building Code Requirements
Design Data for Masonry
Bibliography
Glossary
Exercise Problems
Answers to Exercise Problems
Index