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Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders
Tenth Edition
by James Ambrose

Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders remains the reference of choice for designers and constructors.

Features:

  • A new focus on Load and Resistance Factor Design Method (LRFD) for steel and concrete structures
  • The latest building and material codes
  • A wealth of exercise problems and illustrative examples
  • Essential formulas for the solution of structural problems
  • More than 200 descriptive illustrations
  • Simple solutions to everyday problems architects and builders encounter
  • Coverage of wood, steel, concrete, and masonry structures
  • A new companion Web site packed with learning resources

Contents

Principles of Structural Mechanics

  1. Investigation of Forces and Force Actions
  2. Force Actions
  3. Investigation of Beams and Frames
  4. Structural Design Loads and Methods

Wood Construction

  1. Wood Spanning Elements
  2. Wood Columns
  3. Connections for Wood Structures

Steel Construction

  1. Steel Structural Products
  2. Steel Beams and Framing Elements
  3. Steel Columns and Frames
  4. Bolted Connections for Steel Structures
  5. Ligh-Gage Formed Steel Structures

Concrete Construction

  1. Reinforced Concrete Structures
  2. Flat-Spanning Concrete Systems
  3. Concrete Columns and Frames
  4. Footings

Structural Systems for Buildings

  1. General Considerations for Masonry Structures
  2. Building One
  3. Building Two
  4. Building Three

Appendices

  • Centroids
  • Moment of Inertia
  • Transferring Moments of Inertia
  • Miscellaneous Properties
  • Tables of Properties of Sections

Answers to Exercise Problems
Index

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Simplified Engineering for Architects and Builders
Tenth Edition
by James Ambrose

2005 656 pages $94.00 + shipping
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