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Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders, 9th Edition

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9780471321910

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0471321915
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2000
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Wiley
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Summary

For more than 60 years, a must-have Reference for the Design and Construction Trades This Ninth Edition of one of the all-time bestselling books on architecture provides a clear, accessible presentation of the engineering information that is essential for architects and builders. It offers a concise understanding of the structural design process, including information on structural analysis, materials, and systems. * Offers a highly readable and understandable approach to investigating and designing commonly used structures for ordinary buildings * Provides essential formulas for the solution of structural problems * Includes more than 200 simple, descriptive illustrations * Features updated code and material information * Covers wood, steel concrete, and masonry structures An unparalleled resource for students and young professional in architecture, construction, and civil engineering, Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders, Ninth Edition boils structural engineering down to its essential and provides the simple design solutions that are used for the vast majority of buildings.

Author Biography

James Ambrose recently retired as a professor of architecture at the University of Southern California.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Ninth Edition xiii
Preface to the First Edition xvii
Introduction 1(10)
PART I PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
Investigation of Forces
11(28)
Properties of Forces
11(4)
Static Equilibrium
15(1)
Resultant of Forces
16(2)
Resolution and Composition of Forces
18(2)
Force Polygon
20(4)
Graphical Analysis of Planar Trusses
24(7)
Algebraic Analysis of Planar Trusses
31(8)
Force Actions
39(21)
Forces and Stresses
39(4)
Bending
43(1)
Deformation
43(1)
Deformation and Stress: Relations and Issues
44(4)
Design Use of Direct Stress
48(3)
Aspects of Dynamic Behavior
51(8)
Service Versus Ultimate Conditions
59(1)
Investigation of Beams and Frames
60(89)
Moments
60(5)
Beam Loads and Reaction Forces
65(4)
Shear in Beams
69(6)
Bending Moments in Beams
75(7)
Sense of Bending in Beams
82(7)
Tabulated Values for Beam Behavior
89(5)
Development of Bending Resistance
94(3)
Shear Stress in Beams
97(5)
Continuous and Restrained Beams
102(13)
Structures with Internal Pins
115(7)
Compression Members
122(14)
Rigid Frames
136(7)
Approximate Investigation of Indeterminate Structures
143(6)
Properties of Sections
149(30)
Centroids
149(3)
Moment of Inertia
152(5)
Transferring Moments of Inertia
157(3)
Miscellaneous Properties
160(6)
Tables of Properties of Sections
166(13)
PART II WOOD CONSTRUCTION
Wood Spanning Elements
179(33)
Structural Lumber
180(6)
Design for Bending
186(4)
Beam Shear
190(1)
Bearing
191(2)
Deflection
193(4)
Joists and Rafters
197(6)
Decking for Roofs and Floors
203(5)
Glued-Laminated Products
208(1)
Wood Fiber Products
208(1)
Miscellaneous Wood Structural Products
209(3)
Wood Columns
212(17)
Solid-Sawn Columns
212(5)
Design of Wood Columns
217(3)
Wood Stud Construction
220(1)
Columns with Bending
221(4)
Miscellaneous Wood Compression Members
225(4)
Connections for Wood Structures
229(20)
Bolted Joints
229(11)
Nailed Joints
240(3)
Miscellaneous Fastening Devices
243(6)
PART III STEEL CONSTRUCTION
Steel Structural Products
249(10)
Design Methods for Steel Structures
249(1)
Materials for Steel Products
250(4)
Types of Steel Structural Products
254(5)
Steel Beams and Framing Elements
259(51)
Factors in Beam Design
259(2)
Design for Bending
261(6)
Shear in Steel Beams
267(5)
Deflection of Beams
272(8)
Buckling of Beams
280(10)
Safe Load Tables
290(6)
Concentrated Load Effects on Beams
296(1)
Alternative Decks with Steel Framing
297(3)
Steel Trusses
300(2)
Manufactured Trusses for Flat Spans
302(8)
Steel Columns and Frames
310(30)
Column Shapes
310(2)
Slenderness and End Conditions
312(2)
Safe Axial Loads for Columns
314(3)
Design of Steel Columns
317(8)
Columns with Bending
325(5)
Column Framing and Connections
330(2)
Column and Beam Frames
332(8)
Connections for Steel Structures
340(36)
Bolted Connections
340(7)
Considerations for Bolted Connections
347(5)
Design of a Bolted Connection
352(7)
Bolted Framing Connections
359(5)
Bolted Truss Connections
364(3)
Welded Connections
367(4)
Design of Welded Connections
371(5)
Light-Gage Formed Steel Structures
376(9)
Light-Gage Steel Products
376(1)
Light-Gage Steel Decks
377(5)
Light-Gage Steel Systems
382(3)
PART IV CONCRETE AND MASONRY CONSTRUCTION
Reinforced Concrete Structures
385(67)
General Considerations
385(9)
Beams: Working Stress Method
394(13)
Special Beams
407(14)
Spanning Slabs
421(5)
Shear in Beams
426(15)
Development Length for Reinforcement
441(8)
Deflection Control
449(3)
Flat-Spanning Concrete Systems
452(24)
Slab and Beam Systems
453(6)
General Considerations for Beams
459(5)
One-Way Joist Construction
464(2)
Waffle Construction
466(4)
Two-Way Spanning Solid-Slab Construction
470(2)
Special Flat-Spanning Systems
472(4)
Concrete Columns and Frames
476(36)
Effects of Compression Force
476(4)
General Considerations for Concrete Columns
480(7)
Design Methods and Aids for Concrete Columns
487(8)
Special Problems with Concrete Columns
495(5)
Column and Beam Frames
500(12)
Footings
512(25)
Shallow Bearing Foundations
512(1)
Wall Footings
513(8)
Column Footings
521(9)
Pedestals
530(7)
General Considerations for Masonry Structures
537(11)
Masonry Units
537(1)
Mortar
538(1)
Basic Construction Consideration
539(1)
Structural Masonry
540(5)
Lintels
545(3)
Design of Structural Masonry
548(11)
Unreinforced Structural Masonry
548(3)
Reinforced Masonry: General Considerations
551(3)
Masonry Columns
554(5)
PART V STRENGTH DESIGN
Strength Design Methods
559(5)
Strength Versus Stress Methods
559(2)
Factored Loads
561(1)
Resistance Factors
562(2)
Development of Design Methods
564(1)
Strength Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
564(9)
General Application of Strength Methods
564(1)
Investigation and Design for Flexure: Strength Method
565(7)
Columns
572(1)
Strength Design of Steel Structures
573(12)
Inelastic Versus Elastic Behavior
573(7)
Plastic Hinging in Continuous and Restrained Beams
580(5)
PART VI STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS
General Considerations for Building Structures
585(15)
Introduction
585(1)
Dead Loads
586(1)
Building Code Requirements for Structures
586(7)
Live Loads
593(2)
Lateral Loads
595(5)
Building One
600(29)
General Considerations
600(1)
Design of the Wood Structure for Gravity Loads
601(5)
Design for Lateral Loads
606(9)
Alternative Steel and Masonry Structure
615(6)
Alternative Truss Roof
621(6)
Foundations
627(2)
Building Two
629(11)
Design for Gravity Loads
631(3)
Design for Lateral Loads
634(3)
Alternative Steel and Masonry Structure
637(3)
Building Three
640(59)
General Considerations
640(4)
Structural Alternatives
644(2)
Design of the Steel Structure
646(9)
Alternative Floor Construction with Trusses
655(5)
Design of the Trussed Bent for Wind
660(6)
Considerations for a Steel Rigid Frame
666(3)
Considerations for a Masonry Wall Structure
669(5)
The Concrete Structure
674(21)
Design of the Foundations
695(4)
References 699(2)
Answers to Exercise Problems 701(6)
Index 707


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