Building Structures: From Concepts to Design (Hardcover)

Author: Malcolm Millais

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Ideal for anyone interested in buildings and for all types of building professionals, " Building Structures "describes and explains the behaviour of structures in straightforward no-nonsense terms without calculations. Over 1000 user-friendly diagrams guide the user from first principles and a brief history of structural design, through all the essential concepts needed for understanding the buildings around us and the processes involved in their design and construction. In-depth case studies show the reader how these concepts can be applied to real buildings from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of China. Finally, the book shows how a simple approach can be taken to mathematical calculations, enabling deeper understanding to be accessible to all.

Specifications

Publisher Taylor & Francis Group
Mfg Part# 9780415336222
SKU 39958041
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415336228
Release Date 12/24/2012
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.75H x 6.75L x 1T
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Editors Note Ideal for anyone interested in buildings and for all types of building professionals, Building Structures describes and explains the behaviour of structures in straightforward no-nonsense terms without calculations. Over 1000 user-friendly diagrams guide the user from first principles and a brief history of structural design, through all the essential concepts needed for understanding the buildings around us and the processes involved in their design and construction. In-depth case studies show the reader how these concepts can be applied to real buildings from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of China. Finally, the book shows how a simple approach can be taken to mathematical calculations, enabling deeper understanding to be accessible to all.
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Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0432
Publisher Taylor & Francis Group
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