Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders (5th Edition)

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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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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.

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This book provides a reference of building structures and materials useful in either architecture or construction. The book is oriented toward architecture, rather than engineering. The third edition of Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders now includes several sections that have been reformatted for simplicity and clarity. A valuable reference book for professionals in architecture or construction.

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