Standard Handbook of Architectural Engineering: A Practical Manual for Architects, Engineers, Contractors & Related Professions & Occupations

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McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Architecture - 1071 pages
This book/disk package offers architects, contractors, and engineers virtually all the structural, mechanical, electrical, lighting, and acoustical design data they may need to solve a huge range of architectural engineering problems with remarkable speed, accuracy, and ease. Packed with vital formulas, innovative design tools, and beautifully illustrated examples, it guides readers through the selection and sizing of virtually any functional component of a building, from shed to skyscraper, anywhere in the world. In addition, powerful calculation software lets users simply enter the name of the component to be designed and values are computed in seconds!

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About the author (1998)

Robert Brown Butler is a registered architect with nearly 40 years of experience in commercial and residential design, with an emphasis on the use of natural materials and energy-efficient architecture. A graduate of the Cornell University School of Architecture, he has received a number of grants for his designs and holds two U.S. patents for architecturally-related inventions. He is the author of McGraw-HillŐs Architectural Engineering Calculations Manual and The Ecological House, published by Morgan & Morgan. Mr. Butler resides in Mahopac, New York.

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