Looking Out/looking in

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Wadsworth, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 507 pages
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Its practical, down-to-earth presentation avoids excessive detail while providing a comprehensive study of structural steel design, including coverage of tension and compression members, beams, beam-columns, and connections. In later chapters, the book delivers a systematic discussion of composite members and plate girders. Synopsis This introductory textbook for undergraduate engineering students outlines the basic concepts in structural steel design, and discusses tension meters, compression members, beams, mean-columns, simple connections, eccentric connections, composite connections, and plate girders. Appendices cover plastic analysis and design, and structural steel design based on allowable stress.

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User Review  - Rebekah Waldorff - Goodreads

I gave this book four stars because 1)it is a textbook and 2)it is a pretty good textbook. We were assigned this text in my Interpersonal Communication class(undergrad level at UCF). The class was ... Read full review

Review: Cengage Advantage Books: Looking Out, Looking in

User Review  - Shay Hardman - Goodreads

Overall, this is a very decent textbook. Not unbearable to read, and it holds quite useful information about communication. The reason I gave the book three stars instead of four, is because I ... Read full review



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Ron Adler is professor emeritus at Santa Barbara City College, where he has taught interpersonal communication, business and professional communication, and communication theories. In addition to teaching, Adler has co-authored and has edited several textbooks that address communication contexts and topics including interpersonal communication, small group communication, public speaking, assertiveness, and social skills. In addition to writing and teaching, he works with professional and business people to improve their communication on the job.

Neil Towne currently is retired after four decades of teaching. He and his wife, Bobbi, live on the shores of Clear Lake in Northern California. Neil stays active in the communication field through his continuing involvement in Looking Out, Looking In and by directing workshops, teaching short classes in couples communication with his wife, and working with his church community in the area of conflict resolution.

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