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Salvadori's Structure in Architecture: The Building of Buildings, 4th edition

  • Mario G. Salvadori
  • Robert Heller
  • Deborah Oakley

Published by Pearson (January 12th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

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Salvadori's Structure in Architecture: The Building of Buildings (2-downloads)

ISBN-13: 9780132803540

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Overview

Table of contents

Brief Table of Contents

Part I Fundamental Concepts

1 Structure in Architecture

2 Building Loads and Codes

3 Structural Materials

4 Structural Requirements

5 Basic States of Stress

Part II Structural Forms

6 Tension and Compression Structures

7 Beams

8 Frames and Arches

9 Some Fine Points of Structural Behavior

Part III Beyond the Basics

10 Grids, Plates, Folded Plates, and Space-Frames

11 Membranes

12 Thin Shells and Reticulated Domes

13 Structural Failures

14 Structural Aesthetics

15 Conclusion Understanding of Structural Principles

Bibliography

Index


Detailed Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Author Biographies

Part I Fundamental Concepts

1 Structure in Architecture

1.1 What is Structure

1.2 Structure in Nature

1.3 The Architect and the Engineer

1.4 Historical Development

1.5 The Present Interest in Architecture

1.6 Structures and Intuition

Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter

Questions and Exercises

Further Reading

2 Building Loads and Codes

2.1 The Purpose of Structure

2.2 Building Loads and Codes

2.3 Dead Loads

2.4 Live, Snow, and Wind Loads

2.5 Thermal and Settlement Loads

2.6 Dynamic Loads

Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter

Questions and Exercises

Further Reading

3 Structural Materials

3.1 The Essential Properties of Structural Materials

3.2 Material Constants and Safety Factors

3.3 Modern Structural Materials

Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter

Questions and Exercises

Further Reading

4 Structural Requirements

4.1 Basic Requirements

4.2 Equilibrium

4.3 Stability

4.4 Strength

4.5 Functionality

4.6 Economy

4.7 Aesthetics

4.8 Optimal Structures

Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter

Questions and Exercises

Further Reading

5 Basic States of Stress

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Simple Tension

5.3 Simp

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