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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 Why Buildings Fall Down 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... (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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Fundamentals of Earthquake-Resistant Construction
Fundamentals of Earthquake-Resistant Construction
by Ellis L. Krinitzsky
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Written for engineers without a background in seismic design. Provides design standards and parameters, explaining how to interpret and apply them. Examines and recommends procedures to accommodate the enormous forces and variations in effects common to... (read more)

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Timber Construction Manual
Timber Construction Manual
by American Institute Of Architects
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Since its first publication in 1966, Timber Construction Manual has become the definitive design and construction industry source for building with wood, both sawn lumber and structural glued laminated timber. Timber Construction Manual, Fifth Edition... (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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Self-contained text focuses on Koiter postbuckling analyses, with mathematical notions of stability of motion. Basing minimum energy principles for static stability upon dynamic concepts of stability of motion, it develops asymptotic buckling and... (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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Rubble: Unearthing the History of Demolition
Rubble: Unearthing the History of Demolition
by Jeff Byles
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From the straight boulevards that smashed their way through rambling old Paris to create the city we know today to the televised implosion of Las Vegas casinos to make room for America’s ever grander desert of dreams, demolition has long played an... (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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Covers load paths (tracing) in an extensive, organized, and highly visual manner, and fully integrates building structures (structural design) with architectural and construction issues. Comes profusely illustrated, representing structural elements as a... (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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Mechanics of Materials
Mechanics of Materials
by James M Gere
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Now in 4-color format with more illustrations than ever before, the Seventh Edition of Mechanics of Materials continues its tradition as one of the leading texts on the market. With its hallmark clarity and accuracy, this text develops student... (read more)

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Reliability of Structures
Reliability of Structures
by Andrzej S Nowak
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The objective of this book is to provide the reader with a practical tool for reliability analysis of structures. The presented material is intended to serve as a textbook for a one semester course for undergraduate seniors or graduate students. The... (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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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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Why are some solids stronger than others? Why do ships break in half? Why does glass sometimes shatter and sometimes bend like a spring? This lively book explains for the layman how such questions are now being answered. During the last forty years... (read more)

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The Science of Structural Engineering
The Science of Structural Engineering
by Jacques Heyman
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Structures cannot be created without engineering theory, and design rules have existed from the earliest times for building Greek temples, Roman aqueducts and Gothic cathedrals -- and later, for steel skyscrapers and the frames for aircraft. This book is,... (read more)

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Dynamic Stability of Structures
Dynamic Stability of Structures
by Wei Chau Xie
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This book explores the theory of parametric stability of structures under deterministic and stochastic loadings.... (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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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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Plastic Theory of Structures
Plastic Theory of Structures
by Michael R Horne
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The plastic theory of structures, the author writes, is an essential complement to elastic theory. The readily applied forms of either theory depend on idealized mathematical models both of the material properties and of the fabricated nature of the... (read more)

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Applied Structural Steel Design 3RD Edition
Applied Structural Steel Design 3RD Edition
by Leonard Spiegel
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Written specifically for the engineering technology/technician level, this book offers a straight-forward, elementary, noncalculus, practical problem-solving approach to the design, analysis, and detailing of structural steel members. Using numerous... (read more)

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