Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders, 5th edition

  • Ronald E. Shaeffer

Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders

ISBN-13:  9780131186552

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Overview

Provides an introduction to building structures and materials, treats the essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials and provides an introduction to structural analysis and design.  KEY TOPICS: Graphics statics treatment expanded including the graphical analysis of simple trusses and relatively complicated cable structures; structural behavior treatment expanded including structural system selection and step-by-step, thoroughly worked out examples.    It is aimed at the practicing architect and those who will be working with him or her.

Table of contents

Table of Contents

 

1.      Overview

2.      Statics

3.      Structural Properties of Areas

4.      Stress and Strain

5.      Properties of Structural Materials

6.      Shear and Moment

7.      Flexural Stresses

8.      Shearing Stresses

9.      Deflection and Indeterminate Beams

10.   Beam Design and Framing

11.   Elastic Buckling of Columns

12.   Trusses

 

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A      DERIVATION OF BASIC FLEXURAL STRESS EQUATION

APPENDIX B       DERIVATION OF BASIC HORIZONTAL SHEARING STRESS  EQUATION

APPENDIX C       DERIVATION OF EULER COLUMN BUCKLING EQUATION

APPENDIX D       WEIGHTS OF SELECTED BUILDING MATERIALS

APPENDIX E        PROPERTIES OF SELECTED MATERIALS

APPENDIX F        PROPERTIES OF AREAS                                                     

APPENDIX G        PROOF OF MOMENT-AREA THEOREMS

APPENDIX H        ALLOWABLE STRESSES AND MODULUS OF ELASTICITY VALUES FOR SELECTED STRUCTURAL SAWN LUMBER

APPENDIX I         WOOD SECTION PROPERTIES

APPENDIX J         PROPERTIES OF SELECTED STEEL SECTIONS

APPENDIX K        SHEAR, MOMENT, AND DEFLECTION EQUATIONS

APPENDIX L        INTRODUCTION TO THE SI METRIC SYSTEM

 

ANSWERS TO PROBLEMS

INDEX

 

Published by Pearson (October 20th 2006) - Copyright © 2007