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The Stone Skeleton: Structural Engineering of Masonry Architecture
The Stone Skeleton: Structural Engineering of Masonry Architecture
by Jacques Heyman
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"...one of the most fascinating books on structural engineering that this reviewer has read in recent years." S.C. Anand... (read more)

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Computational Methods in Applied Sciences #29: Marine 2011, IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering: Selected Papers
Computational Methods in Applied Sciences #29: Marine 2011, IV International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering: Selected Papers
by Lu S E A
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This book contains selected papers from the Fourth International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering, held at Instituto Superior Técnico, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal in September 2011. Nowadays, computational methods... (read more)

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Timber Construction Manual
Timber Construction Manual
by American Institute Of Architects
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A reference that provides reliable, up-to-date technical data and recommendations on engineered timber construction, for designers, detailers, and fabricators. This edition updates the third edition of 1985 with regard to the latest design procedures... (read more)

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Structures: Or, Why Things Don't Fall Down
Structures: Or, Why Things Don't Fall Down
by J. E. Gordon
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"Rich and readable...personal, witty and ironic." --Scientific... (read more)

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Stability Theory and Its Applications To Structural Mechanics (74 Edition)
Stability Theory and Its Applications To Structural Mechanics (74 Edition)
by Clive L. Dym
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Integrating modern work in structural stability theory with mathematical notions of stability of motion, this work focuses on the Koiter postbuckling analyses. In relation to discrete and continuous systems, it bases minimum energy principles for... (read more)

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Guide To the Use of the Wind Load Provisions O
Guide To the Use of the Wind Load Provisions O
by Kishor C Mehta
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This guide will assist professionals in engineering and architecture in the use of the wind load provisions of ASCE Standard 7-02. Recent changes in the standard are incorporated in 12 wind load scenarios with detailed explanations and examples on how... (read more)

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Wood Engineering and Construction Handbook
Wood Engineering and Construction Handbook
by Keith F Faherty
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A practical reference providing information, formulas, procedures, and examples for designing virtually any wood structure or structural wood component. Among the topics are wood properties, preliminary design considerations, columns, bending members,... (read more)

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Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction
Statics and Strength of Materials for Architecture and Building Construction
by Barry Onouye
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A text which weaves together both mathematical and visual treatments of the science of how forces and materials interact in architectural structures. Attempting to avoid too heavy a reliance on calculus, the authors treat such topics as load tracing... (read more)

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Snow Loads Guide To the Snow Load Provisions of Asce 7 10
Snow Loads Guide To the Snow Load Provisions of Asce 7 10
by Michael Orourke
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Nine of the chapters in this handbook elucidate the corresponding sections 7.2 to 7.10 of ASCE standard 7-10, and provide several examples for each type of roof and snow load. Complete snow design examples of a gable Triangular section formed by a... (read more)

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Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture
Why Buildings Stand Up: The Strength of Architecture
by Mario Salvadori
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Between a nomad's tent and the Sears Tower lies a revolution in technology, materials, and structures. Here is a clear and enthusiastic introduction to buildings methods from ancient times to the present day, including recent advances in science and... (read more)

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Springerbriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology / Springer #4: Upper Bound Limit Load Solutions for Welded Joints with Cracks
Springerbriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology / Springer #4: Upper Bound Limit Load Solutions for Welded Joints with Cracks
by Sergey Alexandrov
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The present short monograph concerns analytic and semi-analytic techniques for finding an approximate value of the limit load. The limit load is an essential input parameter of flaw assessment procedures. In most cases, finding the limit load involves... (read more)

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Why Things Break
Why Things Break
by Mark E Eberhart
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The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor (Princeton Science Library)
The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor (Princeton Science Library)
by J E Gordon
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The Description for this book, The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor, will be forthcoming.... (read more)

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Design of Marine Facilities for the Berthing, Mooring, and Repair of Vessels
Design of Marine Facilities for the Berthing, Mooring, and Repair of Vessels
by John W. Gaythwaite
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In this handbook for practicing maritime engineers, Gaythwaite, a maritime engineering consultant, covers the design of marine structures for the berthing, mooring, and repair of vessels, including piers, wharfs, bulkheads, quaywalls, dry and floating... (read more)

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Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail
Why Buildings Fall Down: How Structures Fail
by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori
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The stories that make up are in the end very human ones, tales of the interaction of people and nature, of architects, engineers, builders, materials, and natural forces all coming together in sometimes dramatic (and always instructive) ways.... (read more)

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Dynamic Stability of Structures
Dynamic Stability of Structures
by Wei Chau Xie
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"The book is an excellent textbook for an advanced level graduate course, and calls for slow and meditative reading. In the end, however, the reader will have the feeling of having been walked, in a methodical and scientific way, through a fascinating... (read more)

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Construction of Marine and Offshore Structures, Second Edition
Construction of Marine and Offshore Structures, Second Edition
by Ben C Gerwick
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The leading authority in the field offers a unique and comprehensive treatment of the construction aspects of offshore structures, rather than the more commonly addressed design considerations. Extensively updated, this second edition provides a new... (read more)

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Guide to Design Criteria for Bolted & Riveted Joints
Guide to Design Criteria for Bolted & Riveted Joints
by Geoffrey L. Kulak
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Provides a state-of-the-art summary of the experimental and theoretical studies undertaken to provide an understanding of the behavior and strength of riveted and bolted structural joints. Since the first edition of this book was published in 1974... (read more)

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Design of Wood Structures 2ND Edition
Design of Wood Structures 2ND Edition
by Donald E Breyer
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Designers will learn how to handle components of the structural systems of wood frame buildings, as well as the overall structure. This edition updates design criteria to conform with latest editions of a variety of building codes. Annotation c. Book... (read more)

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Timber Construction Manual 3RD Edition
Timber Construction Manual 3RD Edition
by American Institute O
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An up-to-date guide to the design of structural timber members and their fastenings. Emphasizes the design of columns, beams, archers and trusses as well as light repetitive members. Basic information on wood is presented. Contains information on... (read more)

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