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Structural design for architects by Alec Nash

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Published by Nichols Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Structural design.,
  • Building -- Details.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]) and index.

StatementAlec Nash.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH845 .N37 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2227069M
ISBN 100893973661
LC Control Number89077280
OCLC/WorldCa20825822

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The classic guide, now including the International Building Code. Approaching structural design from the viewpoint of a practicing architect, Structural Design, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to the conceptual and practical underpinnings of basic building design and addresses structures on both a conceptual and numerical level, providing essential coverage of the Cited by: 5.   Structural analysis/design is just a procedure- a certain number of steps to follow, which can be learned from thousands of books you can find online (Amazon etc.). and it is not a real structural engineering. I think you should first read a more.   Most importantly, it helps architects work with structural consultants and understand all the necessary considerations when designing structural systems. Using a minimum of simple math, this book shows you how to make correct design calculations for structures made from Brand: Wiley. by Pete Silver Will McLean Peter Evans.

Jonathan Ochshorn, in Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, Structural engineering prescriptions tend to be written in the form of unambiguous mathematical relationships. In fact, the seeming authority of these formulations masks a rather different reality: the entire subject area of structures is littered with fundamental uncertainties. structural design calculations are made. It is intended primarily for architects and it is hoped that it will enable students and members of the profession to gain a better understanding of the relationship between structural design and architectural design. The basic structural layouts and approximate element sizes which are given in Chapters 3 to. Aimed at architects as well as students, this book covers the basic principles and natural laws of structural design. It deals with materials, building elements and plan forms. Read more. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nash, Alec. Structural design for architects. New York: Nichols Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Document Type.

  Written for the practicing architect, Structural Design addresses the process on both a conceptual and a mathematical level. Most importantly, it helps architects work with structural consultants and understand all the necessary considerations when designing structural systems. Using a minimum of simple math, this book shows you how to make correct design calculations for structures made from Reviews: 2.   The Book covers five chapters on the structural Eurocodes and will be of considerable interest to practicing engineers too. The text is divided into three parts and eleven chapters. At the end of chapters a number of design problems have been included for student to attempt. Sprayed Concrete Lined Tunnels, 2nd Edition. December 8, Structural Design for Fire Safety, 2nd Edition. December 8, Structural Mechanics – A Unified Approach. December 8, Structural Health Monitoring for Suspension Bridges: Interpretation of Field Measurements. December 8, Modeling High Temperature Materials Behavior.   The book is “a wonderful example of modernist design thinking that was prevalent in the ’70s and the ’60s,” said Hamish Smyth, a designer at the firm Pentagram told the New York Times.