Building Structures
Building Structures

Building Structures

understanding the basics

Malcolm Millais

(author)

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This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals.

  • follow the history of structural understanding;
  • grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via step-by-step explanations;
  • apply these concepts to a simple building;
  • see how these concepts apply to real buildings, from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of China;
  • use these concepts to define the design process;
  • see how these concepts inform design choices;
  • understand how engineering and architecture have diverged, and what effect this had;
  • learn to do simple but relevant numerical calculations for actual structures;
  • understand when dynamics are important;
  • follow the development of progressive collapse prevention;
  • enter the world of modern structural theory;
  • see how computers can be used for structural analysis;
  • learn how to organise and design a successful project.

With more than 500 pages and over 1100 user-friendly diagrams, this book is a must for anyone who would like to understand the fascinating world of structures.

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Book publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date 14 Jun 2017
Format Paperback
Pages 568
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