Sustainable Masonry: Stability and Behavior of Structures

Sustainable Masonry: Stability and Behavior of Structures

By: Thierry Ciblac (author), Jean-Claude Morel (author)Hardback

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This book covers the impact of sustainable masonry on the environment, touting the many benefits of utilizing local and/or low embodied energy materials in the construction of sustainable buildings.


Part 1. Technologies and Construction Process 1. Introduction to Sustainable Masonry. 2. Earth and Stone Materials. 3. Blocks: The Elements of Masonry. 4. Arrangement of Blocks. Part 2. Graphic Statics 5. The Foundations of Graphic Statics. 6. Reduction and Equilibrium of a System of Forces in a Plane. 7. Funicular Polygons. 8. Projective Properties and Duality. Part 3.Yield Design Applied to Masonry 9. Principles of Yield Design. 10. Stability of Curvilinear Masonry. 11. Homogenization and Yield Design of Masonry.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848214958
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781848214958
  • weight: 584
  • ISBN10: 1848214952

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