Structural Elements for Architects and Builders - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856177719, 9780080962160

Structural Elements for Architects and Builders

1st Edition

Design of Columns, Beams, and Tension Elements in Wood, Steel, and Reinforced Concrete

Authors: Jonathan Ochshorn
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856177719
eBook ISBN: 9780080962160
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 16th November 2009
Page Count: 400
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Description

Chapter 1 Statics
Tributary areas
Equilibrium
Internal forces and moments
Ch.1 is a concise introduction to (or review of) statics.
Chapter 2 Loads
Dead loads
Live loads
Environmental loads
Chapter 3 Material Properties
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 4 Sectional Properties
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 5 Design Approaches
Allowable stress design
Strength design
Chapter 6 Tension Elements
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 7 Columns
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 8 Beams
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 9 Connections
Nails
Bolts
Welds

Key Features

  • Based on the standards and codes from For timber: The American Institute of Timber Construction's (AITC), The American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) The American Concrete Institute's (ACI) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary (ACI 318 and ACI 318R)and the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Contains graphs, charts, and tables to solve basic structural design problems
  • Step-by-step illustrative examples
  • Cover common connectors such as nails, bolts, and welds

Readership

Architects; Construction Engineers; Structural Engineers; Geotechnical Engineers; Owners/Developers

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Statics
Tributary areas
Equilibrium
Internal forces and moments
Ch.1 is a concise introduction to (or review of) statics.
Chapter 2 Loads
Dead loads
Live loads
Environmental loads
Chapter 3 Material Properties
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 4 Sectional Properties
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 5 Design Approaches
Allowable stress design
Strength design
Chapter 6 Tension Elements
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 7 Columns
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 8 Beams
Wood
Steel
Reinforced concrete
Chapter 9 Connections
Nails
Bolts
Welds

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080962160
Hardcover ISBN:
9781856177719

About the Author

Jonathan Ochshorn