9780132559133

Structures

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132559133

  • ISBN10:

    0132559137

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/25/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Structures, Seventh Edition, offers single-volume coverage of all major topics in structural analysis and design. Focusing on how structures really work, the text discusses concepts from both engineering and architectural perspectives, exploring structural behavior, structural analysis, and design within a building context.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS

1. Structures: An Overview

2. Principles of Mechanics

3. Introduction to Structural Analysis and Design

 

PART II: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS

4. Trusses

5. Funicular Structures: Cables and Arches

6. Beams

7. Members in Compression: Columns

8. Continuous Structures: Beams

9. Continuous Structures: Rigid Frames

10. Plate and Grid Structures

11. Membrane and Net Structures

12. Shell Structures

 

PART III: PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL DESIGN

13. Structural Elements and Grids: General Design Strategies

14. Structural Systems: Design for Lateral Loadings

15. Structural Systems: Constructional Approaches

16. Structural Connections

 

Appendices 

1. Conversions

2. Nonconcurrent Force Systems

3. Moments of Distributed Loads

4. Centroids

5. Moments of Inertia

6. Bending Stresses in Beams

7. Shearing Stresses in Beams

8. Moment-Curvature Relations

9. Deflections

10. Moment-Area Theorems: Slopes and Deflections

11. Other Methods of Analyzing Indeterminate Structures

12. Reinforced-Concrete Beams: Detailed U.S. Design Procedures

13. Critical Buckling Loads for Compression Members

14. Code Compliant Design of Timber Columns

15. Computer-Based Methods of Analysis: Force and Matrix-Displacement Techniques

16. Computer-Based Methods of Analysis: Finite-Element Techniques

17. Typical U.S. Steel Shapes: Properties

18. Typical Material Properties

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