## Architectural Structures: An Introduction to Structural Mechanics |

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User Review - dmcjacobson - LibraryThingUseful for getting up to speed on trusses and other structural considerations. I used it to prepare for the Architectural Engineering Principals and Practices (AEPE) exam, but not during the exam. Read full review

### Contents

Design Criteria | 39 |

Statics | 53 |

Forces in Statically Determinate Trusses | 81 |

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