Introduction | p. 1 |

Definition of Structure | p. 1 |

Structural Design | p. 2 |

Parallels in Nature | p. 4 |

Loads on Structures | p. 7 |

Basic Functional Requirements | p. 10 |

Architectural Issues | p. 12 |

Statics | p. 17 |

Characteristics of a Force | p. 17 |

Vector Addition | p. 27 |

Force Systems | p. 36 |

Equilibrium Equations: Two-Dimensional | p. 79 |

Free-Body Diagrams of Rigid Bodies | p. 93 |

Statical Indeterminacy and Improper Constraints | p. 105 |

Analysis of Selected Determinate Structural Systems | p. 117 |

Equilibrium of a Particle | p. 117 |

Equilibrium of Rigid Bodies | p. 133 |

Plane Trusses | p. 141 |

Pinned Frames (Multiforce Members) | p. 175 |

Three-Hinged Arches | p. 186 |

Retaining Walls | p. 197 |

Load Tracing | p. 219 |

Load Tracing | p. 219 |

Lateral Stability Load Tracing | p. 255 |

Strength of Materials | p. 279 |

Stress and Strain | p. 279 |

Elasticity, Strength, and Deformation | p. 295 |

Other Material Properties | p. 302 |

Thermal Effects | p. 317 |

Statically Indeterminate Members (Axially Loaded) | p. 322 |

Cross-Sectional Properties of Structural Members | p. 329 |

Center of Gravity-Centroids | p. 329 |

Moment of Inertia of an Area | p. 340 |

Moment of Inertia of Composite Areas | p. 347 |

Radius of Gyration | p. 358 |

Bending and Shear in Simple Beams | p. 361 |

Classification of Beams and Loads | p. 361 |

Shear and Bending Moment | p. 366 |

Equilibrium Method for Shear and Moment Diagrams | p. 369 |

Relationship Between Load, Transverse Shear, and Bending Moment | p. 375 |

Semigraphical Method for Load, Shear, and Moment Diagrams | p. 377 |

Bending and Shear Stresses in Beams | p. 395 |

Flexural Strain | p. 397 |

Flexural (Bending) Stress Equation | p. 400 |

Shearing Stress-Longitudinal and Transverse | p. 415 |

Development of the General Shear Stress Equation | p. 419 |

Deflection in Beams | p. 439 |

Lateral Buckling in Beams | p. 457 |

Column Analysis and Design | p. 463 |

Short and Long Columns-Modes of Failure | p. 464 |

End Support Conditions and Lateral Bracing | p. 471 |

Axially Loaded Steel Columns | p. 481 |

Axially Loaded Wood Columns | p. 499 |

Columns Subjected to Combined Loading or Eccentricity | p. 512 |

Structural Connections | p. 519 |

Steel Bolted Connections | p. 520 |

Welded Connections | p. 547 |

Common Framing Details in Steel | p. 562 |

Structure, Construction, and Architecture | p. 571 |

Initiation of Project-Predesign | p. 572 |

Design Process | p. 573 |

Schematic Design | p. 575 |

Design Development and Construction Documents | p. 577 |

Integration of Building Systems | p. 588 |

Construction Sequence | p. 594 |

Conclusion | p. 596 |

Tables for Structural Design | p. 599 |

Lumber Section Properties | |

Dimensioned Sizes-Rafters, Joists, and Studs | p. 600 |

Beams and Columns | p. 600 |

Allowable Stress Design for Shapes Used as Beams | p. 601 |

Structural Steel-Wide-Flange Shapes | p. 603 |

Structural Steel-American Standard Shapes and Channels | p. 606 |

Structural Steel-Tubing (square) and Pipe | p. 607 |

Structural Steel-Angles | p. 608 |

Definition of Metric (S.I.) Terms and Conversion Tables | p. 609 |

Wide Flange Shapes (Abridged Listing)-S.I. Metric | p. 610 |

Elastic Section Modulus-U.S. and S.I. Metric | p. 611 |

Western Glue-Laminated Sections-U.S. and S.I. Metric | p. 612 |

Answers to Selected Problems | p. 615 |

Index | p. 621 |

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