Simplified engineering for architects and builders
John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited, 1993 - Technology & Engineering - 673 pages
Considered a standard in the field, this edition has been updated and expanded. Presents a minimum of fundamental structural mechanics and a digest of the basic issues regarding common forms of construction in major structural materials of wood, steel, concrete and masonry. Contains a new section on the topic of strength design, the latest information on model building codes and industry standards, a chapter on the basic nature and some detail of trusses. Includes a wealth of illustrative examples.
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A36 steel ACI Code allowable stress angles bars bending stress bolts bracing Building Code capacity centroid column compression member compressive stress computed concentrated load connection consideration continuous beam cross section dead load deck deflection deformation determined dimensions distance Douglas fir-larch edge effects elastic equation equilibrium Example factor Figure flange flexure floor footing formula framing ft-lb girder grade horizontal inches investigation joint joists kip-ft kips kN-m lb/ft length limit live load magnitude masonry maximum bending method minimum modulus of elasticity moments nails neutral axis plate plywood Problem reactions reinforced concrete resistance roof shape shear stress shear walls shown in Fig simple beam slab Solution spacing span strength structural Table tensile tensile stress tension thickness tion truss uniformly distributed load usually vertical weld width wood yield stress