Preface to the Eleventh Edition | p. xi |

Preface to the First Edition | p. xv |

Introduction | p. 1 |

Fundamental Functions of Structures | p. 9 |

Investigation of Forces, Force Systems, Loading, and Reactions | p. 11 |

Properties of Forces | p. 11 |

Static Equilibrium | p. 15 |

Force Components and Combinations | p. 16 |

Graphical Analysis of Concurrent Force Systems | p. 21 |

Algebraic Analysis of Nonconcurrent Force Systems | p. 25 |

Laws of Equilibrium | p. 29 |

Loads and Reactive Forces | p. 32 |

Load Sources | p. 36 |

Load Combinations | p. 48 |

Determination of Design Loads | p. 49 |

Design Methods | p. 51 |

Investigation of Axial Force Actions | p. 55 |

Forces and Stresses | p. 55 |

Deformation | p. 59 |

Suspension Cables | p. 65 |

Funicular Arches | p. 67 |

Graphical Analysis of Planar Trusses | p. 70 |

Algebraic Analysis of Planar Trusses | p. 77 |

Cable-Stayed Structures | p. 85 |

Compression Members | p. 87 |

Investigation of Structures for Shear and Bending | p. 92 |

Direct Shear Stress | p. 92 |

Shear in Beams | p. 93 |

Bending Moments in Beams | p. 98 |

Sense of Bending in Beams | p. 103 |

Tabulated Values for Beam Behavior | p. 111 |

Development of Bending Resistance | p. 115 |

Shear Stress in Beams | p. 118 |

Continuous and Restrained Beams | p. 123 |

Members Experiencing Compression Plus Bending | p. 138 |

Rigid Frames | p. 148 |

Buckling of Beams | p. 157 |

Structural Systems and Planning | p. 161 |

General Considerations for Structural Systems | p. 162 |

Shear Wall and Diaphragm Structural System | p. 165 |

Braced Frame Systems | p. 166 |

Moment Frame Systems | p. 168 |

Wood Construction | p. 170 |

Steel Construction | p. 176 |

Concrete Construction | p. 182 |

Wood Construction | p. 189 |

Wood Spanning Elements | p. 191 |

Structural Lumber | p. 192 |

Reference Design Values for Allowable Stress Design | p. 193 |

Design Controls for Load and Resistance Factor Design | p. 202 |

Design for Bending | p. 204 |

Beam Shear | p. 207 |

Bearing | p. 208 |

Deflection | p. 210 |

Behavior Considerations for LRFD | p. 214 |

Joists and Rafters | p. 222 |

Decking for Roofs and Floors | p. 226 |

Plywood | p. 227 |

Glued-Laminated Products | p. 231 |

Wood Fiber Products | p. 232 |

Assembled Wood Structural Products | p. 233 |

Wood Columns | p. 236 |

Slenderness Ratio for Columns | p. 237 |

Compression Capacity of Simple Solid Columns, ASD Method | p. 237 |

Column Load Capacity, LRFD Method | p. 245 |

Stud Wall Construction | p. 247 |

Columns with Bending | p. 249 |

Connections for Wood Structures | p. 258 |

Bolted Joints | p. 258 |

Nailed Joints | p. 260 |

Plywood Gussets | p. 264 |

Investigation of Connections, LRFD Method | p. 264 |

Formed Steel Framing Elements | p. 265 |

Steel Construction | p. 269 |

Steel Structural Products | p. 271 |

Design Methods for Steel Structures | p. 271 |

Materials for Steel Products | p. 273 |

Types of Steel Structural Products | p. 276 |

Steel Beams and Framing Elements | p. 282 |

Factors in Beam Design | p. 282 |

Inelastic Versus Elastic Behavior | p. 284 |

Nominal Moment Capacity of Steel Beams | p. 291 |

Design for Bending | p. 299 |

Design of Beams for Buckling Failure | p. 304 |

Shear in Steel Beams | p. 307 |

Deflection of Beams | p. 313 |

Safe Load Tables | p. 322 |

Steel Trusses | p. 333 |

Manufactured Trusses for Flat Spans | p. 335 |

Decks with Steel Framing | p. 343 |

Concentrated Load Effects on Beams | p. 345 |

Steel Columns and Frames | p. 348 |

Column Shapes | p. 348 |

Column Slenderness and End Conditions | p. 350 |

Safe Axial Loads for Steel Columns | p. 351 |

Design of Steel Columns | p. 357 |

Columns with Bending | p. 368 |

Column Framing and Connections | p. 372 |

Bolted Connections for Steel Structures | p. 375 |

Bolted Connections | p. 375 |

Design of a Bolted Connection | p. 387 |

Bolted Framing Connections | p. 393 |

Bolted Truss Connections | p. 395 |

Light-Gage Formed Steel Structures | p. 399 |

Light-Gage Steel Products | p. 399 |

Light-Gage Steel Decks | p. 400 |

Light-Gage Steel Systems | p. 405 |

Concrete Construction | p. 407 |

Reinforced Concrete Structures | p. 409 |

General Considerations | p. 409 |

General Application of Strength Methods | p. 417 |

Beams: Ultimate Strength Method | p. 417 |

Beams in Sitecast Systems | p. 431 |

Spanning Slabs | p. 446 |

Shear in Beams | p. 452 |

Development Length for Reinforcement | p. 467 |

Deflection Control | p. 477 |

Flat-Spanning Concrete Systems | p. 479 |

Slab-and-Beam Systems | p. 480 |

General Considerations for Beams | p. 488 |

Concrete Columns and Frames | p. 492 |

Effects of Compression Force | p. 493 |

General Considerations for Concrete Columns | p. 496 |

Design Methods and Aids for Concrete Columns | p. 506 |

Special Considerations for Concrete Columns | p. 515 |

Foundations | p. 522 |

Shallow Bearing Foundations | p. 522 |

Wall Footings | p. 523 |

Column Footings | p. 532 |

Pedestals | p. 541 |

Structural Systems For Buildings | p. 545 |

General Considerations for Building Structures | p. 547 |

Choice of Building Construction | p. 547 |

Structural Design Standards | p. 548 |

Structural Design Process | p. 549 |

Development of Structural Systems | p. 550 |

Building One | p. 554 |

General Considerations | p. 554 |

Design of the Wood Structure for Gravity Loads | p. 555 |

Design for Lateral Loads | p. 560 |

Alternative Steel and Masonry Structure | p. 572 |

Alternative Truss Roof | p. 578 |

Foundations | p. 580 |

Building Two | p. 583 |

Design for Gravity Loads | p. 585 |

Design for Lateral Loads | p. 588 |

Alternative Steel and Masonry Structure | p. 590 |

Building Three | p. 593 |

General Considerations | p. 593 |

Structural Alternatives | p. 597 |

Design of the Steel Structure | p. 599 |

Alternative Floor Construction with Trusses | p. 608 |

Design of the Trussed Bent for Wind | p. 612 |

Considerations for a Steel Rigid Frame | p. 617 |

Considerations for a Masonry Wall Structure | p. 618 |

The Concrete Structure | p. 624 |

Design of the Foundations | p. 648 |

Properties of Sections | p. 651 |

Centroids | p. 651 |

Moment of Inertia | p. 654 |

Transferring Moments of Inertia | p. 658 |

Miscellaneous Properties | p. 662 |

Tables of Properties of Sections | p. 665 |

Answers to Selected Exercise Problems | p. 678 |

Glossary | p. 686 |

References | p. 697 |

Index | p. 699 |

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