Building Anatomy, An Illustrated Guide to How Structures Work

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This resource gives you an understanding of the essential concepts behind structural systems, offering a unique visual approach to which system would work and which would not for a specific type of structure.

Using this guide, you will be able to size and arrange the major components of a building, identify special structural concerns, anticipate probable failures, understand each system's behavior under stress, and more.

Chapter 1: Process Chapter 2: Overview Chapter 3: Structural Failures Chapter 4: Loads Chapter 5: Lateral Support Chapter 6: Geology and Soils Chapter 7: Foundations Chapter 8: Cable Systems Chapter 9: Arches Chapter 10: Post and Beam Chapter 11: Rigid Frames Chapter 12: Slab & Bearing Walls Chapter 13: Trusses Chapter 14: Space Frame Chapter 15: Folded Plates Chapter 16: Vaults Chapter 17: Domes Chapter 18: Shells Chapter 19: Tents Chapter 20: Pneumatics Chapter 21: Structural Creativity Chapter 22: Quality Assurance 288 pages. This book will be release in October 2006.

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This resource gives you an understanding of the essential concepts behind structural systems, offering a unique visual approach to which system would work and which would not for a specific type of structure.

Using this guide, you will be able to size and arrange the major components of a building, identify special structural concerns, anticipate probable failures, understand each system's behavior under stress, and more.

Chapter 1: Process Chapter 2: Overview Chapter 3: Structural Failures Chapter 4: Loads Chapter 5: Lateral Support Chapter 6: Geology and Soils Chapter 7: Foundations Chapter 8: Cable Systems Chapter 9: Arches Chapter 10: Post and Beam Chapter 11: Rigid Frames Chapter 12: Slab & Bearing Walls Chapter 13: Trusses Chapter 14: Space Frame Chapter 15: Folded Plates Chapter 16: Vaults Chapter 17: Domes Chapter 18: Shells Chapter 19: Tents Chapter 20: Pneumatics Chapter 21: Structural Creativity Chapter 22: Quality Assurance 288 pages. This book will be release in October 2006.

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