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Schodek, Daniel L., 1941-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1980]

Physical Description:
xvii, 572 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :

On Order

Table of Contents

I Introductory Concepts
1 Structures: An Overview
2 Principles of Mechanics
3 Introduction to Structural Analysis and Design
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
III Principles of Structural Design
13 Structural Grids and Patterns: General Planning and Design
14 Structural Systems: Design for Lateral Loadings
15 Structural Systems: Constructional Approaches
16 Structural Connections
1 Conversions
2 Nonconcurrent Force Systems
3 Moments of Distributed Loads
4 Centroids
5 Moments of Inertia
6 Bending Stresses in Beams
7 Shearing Stresses in Beams
8 Moment-Curvature Relations
9 Deflections
10 Moment-Area Theorems: Slopes and Deflections
11 Other Methods of Analyzing Indeterminate Structures
12 Critical Buckling Loads for Compression Members
13 Computer-Based Methods of Analysis: Force and Matrix-Displacement Techniques
14 Finite-Element Techniques
15 Properties
16 Typical Material Properties