For courses in Structures or Structural Analysis and Design.
Structures, Seventh Edition, offers single-volume coverage of all major topics in structural analysis and design. Focusing on how structures really work, the text discusses concepts from both engineering and architectural perspectives, exploring structural behavior, structural analysis, and design within a building context. In addition to the seventh edition being significantly updated, the structural analysis software-Multiframe- is now available online for students and instructors to download.
PART I: INTRODUCTORY CONCEPTS 1. Structures: An Overview 2. Principles of Mechanics 3. Introduction to Structural Analysis and Design PART II: ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STRUCTURAL ELEMENTS 4. Trusses 5. Funicular Structures: Cables and Arches 6. Beams 7. Members in Compression: Columns 8. Continuous Structures: Beams 9. Continuous Structures: Rigid Frames 10. Plate and Grid Structures 11. Membrane and Net Structures 12. Shell Structures PART III: PRINCIPLES OF STRUCTURAL DESIGN 13. Structural Elements and Grids: General Design Strategies 14. Structural Systems: Design for Lateral Loadings 15. Structural Systems: Constructional Approaches 16. Structural Connections