Building Structures : From Concepts to Design (Paperback) - Millais, Malcolm|Millais, M.

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

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# 9780415336239
SKU 39958042
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0415336236
Release Date 5/14/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.75L x 0.75T
From the Publisher
Editors Note A thorough introduction to building for the non-expert, this book is a one-stop book reference source for knowing everything important about building structures.Readers:follow the history of structural understandinggrasp all the concepts of structural behaviour via step by step explanationsapply the concepts to a simple buildingsee how the concepts also apply to real buildings from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of Chinause the concepts to define the design processsee how the concepts inform design choicesunderstand how engineering and architecture have diverged and what effect this has hadlearn to do simple but relevant numerical calculations for actual structuresenter the world of structural theory and see how modern techniques are applied.With over 400 pages and over 1000 user-friendly diagrams, this book is a must for anyone who has to or would like to understand the fascinating world of structures.
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0432
Publisher Taylor & Francis Group

More Buying Options

Seller Infomation Price & Shipping  
Books2AnywhereUS $57.55 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock
Brand new book!
Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
Buy.com
$64.31 + free shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns

On Order
Add to Cart
loading
$64.31 + free shipping
Earn 65 ($0.65) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: Paperback
Condition: Brand New
More coming soon, order now. On Order
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  Buy.com
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT