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Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders, 10th Edition

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Edition:
10th
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9780471676072

ISBN10:
0471676071
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Wiley
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Summary

The definitive reference for design and construction-in an updated edition! Entering its seventh decade as the industry leader, Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders remains the reference of choice for designers and constructors. This new Tenth Edition is thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest practices in the design of structures. Long considered a standard in the field, this bestseller provides a clear, accessible presentation of the engineering information that is essential for architects and builders. Offering a concise, highly readable introduction to the investigation and design of ordinary structures for buildings-including information on structural analysis, materials, and systems-this thoroughly updated Tenth Edition includes: * A new focus on Load and Resistance Factor Design Method (LRFD) for steel and concrete structures * The latest building and material codes * A wealth of exercise problems and illustrative examples * Essential formulas for the solution of structural problems * More than 200 descriptive illustrations * Simple solutions to everyday problems architects and builders encounter * Coverage of wood, steel, concrete, and masonry structures * A new companion Web site packed with learning resources An unparalleled resource for students and professionals in architecture, construction, and civil engineering, Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders, Tenth Edition boils structural engineering down to its essentials and provides the simple design solutions that are used for the vast majority of buildings.

Author Biography

JAMES AMBROSE is Editor of the Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides. He has practiced as an architect in California and Illinois, and as a structural engineer in Illinois. He was a professor of architecture at the University of Southern California.

PATRICK TRIPENY is Associate Professor at the University of Utah's College of Architecture and Planning.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Tenth Edition ix
Preface to the First Edition xiii
Introduction 1(8)
PART I PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL MECHANICS
9(160)
Investigation of Forces and Force Actions
11(30)
Properties of Forces
11(4)
Static Equilibrium
15(1)
Force Components and Combinations
16(5)
Graphical Analysis of Forces
21(4)
Graphical Analysis of Planar Trusses
25(8)
Algebraic Analysis of Planar Trusses
33(8)
Force Actions
41(20)
Forces and Stresses
41(6)
Deformation
47(5)
Aspects of Dynamic Behavior
52(7)
Service Versus Ultimate Conditions
59(2)
Investigation of Beams and Frames
61(90)
Moments
61(5)
Beam Loads and Reaction Forces
66(4)
Shear in Beams
70(6)
Bending Moments in Beams
76(7)
Sense of Bending in Beams
83(8)
Tabulated Values for Beam Behavior
91(4)
Development of Bending Resistance
95(4)
Shear Stress in Beams
99(5)
Continuous and Restrained Beams
104(14)
Structures with Internal Pins
118(8)
Compression Members
126(12)
Rigid Frames
138(9)
Buckling of Beams
147(4)
Structural Design Loads and Methods
151(18)
Load Sources
151(12)
Load Combinations
163(1)
Determination of Design Loads
164(2)
Design Methods
166(1)
The Allowable Stress Design Method (ASD)
166(1)
The Strength Design Method (LRFD)
167(1)
Choice of Design Method
168(1)
PART II WOOD CONSTRUCTION
169(58)
Wood Spanning Elements
171(33)
Structural Lumber
172(5)
Design for Bending
177(5)
Beam Shear
182(1)
Bearing
183(1)
Deflection
184(4)
Joists and Rafters
188(7)
Decking for Roofs and Floors
195(2)
Glued Laminated Products
197(3)
Wood Fiber Products
200(1)
Miscellaneous Wood Structural Products
201(3)
Wood Columns
204(14)
Solid-Sawn Columns
204(5)
Design of Wood Columns
209(1)
Wood Stud Construction
210(3)
Columns with Bending
213(5)
Connections for Wood Structures
218(9)
Bolted Joints
218(2)
Nailed Joints
220(7)
PART III STEEL CONSTRUCTION
227(138)
Steel Structural Products
229(10)
Design Methods for Steel Structures
229(2)
Materials for Steel Products
231(3)
Types of Steel Structural Products
234(5)
Steel Beams and Framing Elements
239(67)
Factors in Beam Design
239(2)
Inelastic Versus Elastic Behavior
241(6)
Nominal Moment Capacity of Steel Beams
247(10)
Design for Bending
257(5)
Design of Beams for Buckling Failure
262(4)
Shear in Steel Beams
266(5)
Deflection of Beams
271(9)
Safe Load Tables
280(12)
Steel Trusses
292(1)
Manufactured Trusses for Flat Spans
293(8)
Decks with Steel Framing
301(2)
Concentrated Load Effects on Beams
303(3)
Steel Columns and Frames
306(28)
Column Shapes
306(2)
Slenderness and End Conditions
308(1)
Safe Axial Loads for Steel Columns
309(6)
Design of Steel Columns
315(11)
Columns with Bending
326(8)
Bolted Connections for Steel Structures
334(23)
Bolted Connections
334(12)
Design of a Bolted Connection
346(6)
Bolted Framing Connections
352(2)
Bolted Truss Connections
354(3)
Light-Gage Formed Steel Structures
357(8)
Light-Gage Steel Products
357(1)
Light-Gage Steel Decks
358(5)
Light-Gage Steel Systems
363(2)
PART IV CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
365(132)
Reinforced Concrete Structures
367(69)
General Considerations
367(9)
General Application of Strength Methods
376(1)
Beams: Ultimate Strength Method
377(12)
Special Beams
389(15)
Spanning Slabs
404(6)
Shear in Beams
410(15)
Development Length for Reinforcement
425(8)
Deflection Control
433(3)
Flat-Spanning Concrete Systems
436(14)
Slab and Beam Systems
437(7)
General Considerations for Beams
444(6)
Concrete Columns and Frames
450(25)
Effects of Compression Force
450(4)
General Considerations for Concrete Columns
454(7)
Design Methods and Aids for Concrete Columns
461(8)
Special Problems with Concrete Columns
469(6)
Footings
475(22)
Shallow Bearing Foundations
475(1)
Wall Footings
476(8)
Column Footings
484(8)
Pedestals
492(5)
PART V STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS
497(100)
General Considerations for Structures
499(3)
Choice of Building Construction
499(1)
Structural Design Standards
500(1)
Loads for Structural Design
501(1)
Building One
502(29)
General Considerations
502(1)
Design of the Wood Structure for Gravity Loads
503(5)
Design for Lateral Loads
508(12)
Alternative Steel and Masonry Structure
520(6)
Alternative Truss Roof
526(2)
Foundations
528(3)
Building Two
531(10)
Design for Gravity Loads
533(3)
Design for Lateral Loads
536(3)
Alternative Steel and Masonry Structure
539(2)
Building Three
541(56)
General Considerations
541(4)
Structural Alternatives
545(2)
Design of the Steel Structure
547(9)
Alternative Floor Construction with Trusses
556(4)
Design of the Trussed Bent for Wind
560(5)
Considerations for a Steel Rigid Frame
565(2)
Considerations for a Masonry Wall Structure
567(6)
The Concrete Structure
573(21)
Design of the Foundations
594(3)
Appendix A
597(28)
A.1 Centroids
597(4)
A.2 Moment of Inertia
601(3)
A.3 Transferring Moments of Inertia
604(5)
A.4 Miscellaneous Properties
609(2)
A.5 Tables of Properties of Sections
611(14)
References 625(2)
Answers to Exercise Problems 627(6)
Index 633


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