## Architectural structures: an introduction to structural mechanics |

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User Review - dmcjacobson - LibraryThingUseful for getting up to speed on trusses and other structural considerations. I used it to prepare for the Architectural Engineering Principals and Practices (AEPE) exam, but not during the exam. Read full review

### Contents

Design Criteria | 47 |

Statics | 63 |

Forces in Isostatic Trusses | 95 |

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aluminum angle arch architectural beam carrying bending moment diagram buckling building cable calculations cantilever carrying a uniformly center of gravity Chapter column compression members compressive stress concentrated load continuous beam cracks cross-sectional area curvature curved cylindrical shells deflection deformation depth diagonal dome equations equilibrium Example floor folded plates foot run horizontal force horizontal reaction hyperstatic internal forces isostatic lb ft lb per foot length maximum bending maximum positive membrane method mid-span modulus of elasticity neutral axis obtain parabolic pin joints portal frame pressure prestressed concrete prestressing problem rectangular reinforced concrete resistance arm rigid frame roof shear force shear stress shown in Fig simply supported beam slab slope solution space frame span statically determinate statics strain strength Strength of Materials stress diagram strut taking moments tensile force tensile stress thick three-pin timber torsion triangle truss uniformly distributed load vertical reactions wall weight weld wind