Building Structures: From Concepts to Design
A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures.
With over 400 pages and over 1000 user-friendly diagrams, this book is a must for anyone who has to or would like to understand the fascinating world of structures.
Loads and load paths
CHAPTERS Structural element behaviour
Advanced concepts of stress
CHAPTERS Structural materials
Safe structures and failure
Geometry and structural behaviour
CHAPTERS Behaviour of a simple building
Structures and built form
A simple approach to calculations
The mathematical basis