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Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders

Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders - 5th edition

Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780131186552

ISBN10: 0131186558

Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders by Ronald E. Shaeffer - ISBN 9780131186552
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders by Ronald E. Shaeffer - ISBN 9780131186552

ISBN13: 9780131186552

ISBN10: 0131186558

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 07
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Summary

For courses in Structural Technology and Statics and Strength of Materials.
A market leader, Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders, Fifth Edition provides an introduction to building structures and materials, covering essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials, and an introduction to structural analysis and design. Topics include structural properties of area, stress and strain, properties of structural materials, shear and moment, flexural and shearing stresses, deflection and indeterminate beams, beam design and framing, elastic buckling of columns and trusses. Ideal for today’s visually oriented student, it offers over 600 illustrations and full-page architectural sketches to clarify text concepts. A comprehensive set of appendices and numerous examples makes it an excellent resource for students and professionals preparing for the architectural registration examination.
Features
For courses in Structural Technology and Statics and Strength of Materials. A market leader, Elementary Structures for Architects and Builders, Fifth Edition provides an introduction to building structures and materials, covering essential topics in statics and mechanics of materials, and an introduction to structural analysis and design. Topics include structural properties of area, stress and strain, properties of structural materials, shear and moment, flexural and shearing stresses, deflection and indeterminate beams, beam design and framing, elastic buckling of columns and trusses. Ideal for today’s visually oriented student, it offers over 600 illustrations and full-page architectural sketches to clarify text concepts. A comprehensive set of appendices and numerous examples makes it an excellent resource for students and professionals preparing for the architectural registration examination.
New to the Edition
Fully updated to include:
  • Expanded Chapter 4, Stress and Strain
  • Expanded Chapter 7, Flexural Stresses
  • Additional problems in Chapter 3, 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12
  • Tubular cross sections have been added to Appendix J tables
  • More shear, moment, and deflection equations have been added to Appendix K
  • New photographs of buildings and construction elements
Hallmark Features
Relates material to the architectural professionand isdesigned for students in architecture programs.
  • Enjoys a wide market share and increasing popularity among architecture programs across the country.
  • Includes problems and examples that relate to real buildings and the architecture profession.
  • Includes material that is useful when preparing for the architectural registration examination.
Includes more than 600 illustrationsthroughout the text.
  • Makes the subject matter easier to comprehend for the many architectural students who are visually oriented.
  • Includes more illustrations than any other comparable text.
Devotes over 125 page to the fundamental subject of staticsincluding the subject of graphic statics.
  • Provides more detail than other books on this important topic.
Includes many full-page architectural sketchesthroughout the text.
  • Shows how the principles covered in the text apply to real buildings and the architectural design process.
  • Offers enlarged images for this edition to make it even more visually appealing.
Uses SI and Customary unitsin examples throughout the text.
  • Provides flexibility for the instructor and the ability to use either system with minimal confusion.

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

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