Simplified engineering for architects and builders

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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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Deceased, formerly of University of Pennsylvania.

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