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This beginning volume provides an introduction to building structures and materials that can be used by either architecture or construction professionals. The book treats the essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials and provides an introduction to structural analysis that emphasizes a qualitative approach to structural behavior. Topics of discussion include structural properties of areas, 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. For architectural and construction professionals and enthusiasts.
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Schaeffer provides background material on the use of structural analysis in building design as well as the basic relationships between structures and architectural form. Principles, concepts, and procedures from statics and mechanics of materials are presented at a level that can be easily understood by beginners.From the Back Cover:
Provides an introduction to building structures and materials, treats the essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials and provides an introduction to structural analysis and design. Graphics statics treatment expanded including the graphical analysis of simple trusses and relatively complicated cable structures; structural behavior treatment expanded including structural system selection and step-by-step, thoroughly worked out examples. It is aimed at the practicing architect and those who will be working with him or her.
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Book Description Prentice Hall. Hardcover. Condition: New. 0130928771 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.3039461
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. 4. Seller Inventory # DADAX0130928771
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0130928771