For courses in Structures or Structural Analysis and Design.
With a focus on how structures really work, this book offers single-volume coverage of all major topics in structural analysis and design. Discussing concepts from both an engineering and architectural perspective, it explores structural behavior, structural analysis and design within a building context. This edition features a new co-author, new graphic format and expanded coverage in the areas of computer-aided analysis techniques, design of multi-story buildings, shell structures and cable supported beams. Reinforcing the real-world perspective of the text, each book contains Multiframe structural analysis software to engage students in sophisticated analysis and design activities.
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
5. Funicular Structures: Cables and Arches
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 Grids and Patterns: General Planning and Design
14. Structural Systems: Design for Lateral Loadings
15. Structural Systems: Constructional Approaches
16. Structural Connections
2. Nonconcurrent Force Systems
3. Moments of Distributed Loads
5. Moments of Inertia
6. Bending Stresses in Beams
7. Shearing Stresses in Beams
8. Moment-Curvature Relations
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. Computer-Based Methods of Analysis: Force and Matrix-Displacement Techniques
15. Computer-Based Methods of Analysis: Finite-Element Techniques
17. Typical Material Properties
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