Architecture Exam Review: Structural topics

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Professional Publications, 1999 - Architecture - 264 pages
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Volume I: Structural Topics is a comprehensive review of all structural portions of the ARE, including structural systems, building loads, wood and steel construction, soil and foundations, lateral forces, and long-span structures. Clear explanations of terms, procedures, and theories, illustrated with more than 200 figures and tables, reinforce the review. This volume also includes an introduction to the exam and the grading process, and 160 practice questions with solutions.

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1 Types of Forces
1 Coefficients of Linear Expansion

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David Kent Ballast, AIA, CSI, a registered architect, has owned Architectural Research Consulting since 1981. The consulting firm offers applied research, technical advice, specifications, and information management services to architects, interior designers, and others in the construction industry. Since 1987, Ballast has been an instructor in Interior Construction and Basic Drafting at Arapahoe Community College. He is the author of a number of books on construction technology.

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