Simplified Design of Building Structures

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 20, 1995 - Architecture - 271 pages
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This book is full of examples of what designers can do once they learn the basics. This book presents an overview of the structural design process for designers with limited backgrounds in engineering analysis and mathematics. Included is information on structural systems and materials, the development of the general form and basic elements of a specific system, and construction plans and details. Included are examples of eleven different structural systems, each with an explanation of the design and a sample set of construction plans and details.
 

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Contents

PART ONE BUILDING
11
The Wood Structure
20
Construction Drawings
30
PART TWO BUILDING
39
Design of the Wood Structure
46
Design of the Steel and Masonry Structure
67
Design of the Steel Truss Roof
87
PART THREE BUILDING THREE
97
PART FOUR BUILDING FOUR
131
Design of the Steel Structure
139
Design of the Concrete Structure
161
PART FIVE BUILDING FIVE
185
Design of the Roof Structure
203
Appendix A Design Loads
215
Appendix B Design Aids and Data
223
Bibliography
265

Design of the Light Wood Structure
100
Design of the Timber and Masonry Structure
107

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