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Michael Byfield - Structural Design from First Principles 1

Michael Byfield – Structural Design from First Principles

Preface When I began my career in academia, I taught students how to use the British Standardsto design members. The Eurocodes were introduced and I was faced with the challenge ofteaching some very complicated design methods to students who had only a basic understandingof mechanics. I decided I needed to teach students the first principles …

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A technical book for; Nonlinear Modelling and Analysis of RC Buildings using ETABS (v 2016 and onwards) 2

A technical book for; Nonlinear Modelling and Analysis of RC Buildings using ETABS (v 2016 and onwards)

Nonlinear Modelling and Analysis of RC Buildings using ETABS (v 2016 and onwards) This document compiles the basic concepts of inelastic computer modelling and nonlinear analysis of building structures. It also presents a step-by-step methodology to construct the nonlinear computer models of RC building structures (for their detailed performance evaluation) using CSI ETABS 2016. Compiled …

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Mechanics of Rubber Bearings for Seismic and Vibration Isolation by James M. Kelly, Dimitrios Konstantinidis 3

Mechanics of Rubber Bearings for Seismic and Vibration Isolation by James M. Kelly, Dimitrios Konstantinidis

The multilayer rubber bearing is an apparently simple device that is used in a widevariety of industries that include civil, mechanical and automotive engineering. It is soubiquitous that it may be difficult to believe that it is a relatively recent development,having been used for only about fifty years. The idea of reinforcing rubber blocks bythin …

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Structural Analysis, Russell C. Hibbeler 10 Ed 6

Structural Analysis, Russell C. Hibbeler 10 Ed

10th Edition Overview Description For courses in Structural Analysis; also suitable for individuals planning a career as a structural engineer. Applying theory to structural modeling and analysis Structural Analysis, 10th Edition, presents the theory and applications of structural analysis as it applies to trusses, beams, and frames. Through its student-friendly, clear organization, the text emphasizes developing …

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Modern structural analysis: Modelling process and guidance by Iain A. MacLeod 7

Modern structural analysis: Modelling process and guidance by Iain A. MacLeod

This interesting Modern structural analysis book promotes a new way of looking at structural analysis. Itsuggests that the ability to work with the model (as distinct from the solutionprocess) is a primary issue which should be formally addressed in practice andin education. The content is focused on modelling issues and I know of no othertext …

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200 Short Questions and Answers in Civil Engineering by Vincent T. H. Chu 8

200 Short Questions and Answers in Civil Engineering by Vincent T. H. Chu

PrefaceThis book is intended primarily to arouse the interests of graduate engineers. assistantengineers and engineers in the technical aspect of civil engineering works. The content ofthe book mainly focuses on providing the reasons Of adoption Of the various currentpractices of civil engineering. By understanding the underlying principles of engineeringpractices, graduate engineers/assistant engineers/engineers may develop an …

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Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: An Interdisciplinary Approach by Rafael Aguilar, Daniel Torrealva, Susana Moreira, Miguel A. Pando, Luis F. Ramos 9

Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: An Interdisciplinary Approach by Rafael Aguilar, Daniel Torrealva, Susana Moreira, Miguel A. Pando, Luis F. Ramos

Overview This volume contains the proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC) that was held in Cusco, Peru in 2018. It disseminates recent advances in the areas related to the structural analysis of historical and archaeological constructions. The challenges faced in this field show that accuracy and robustness of …

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[2020] Structural Analysis: Skills for Practice, 1st edition James Hanson 10

[2020] Structural Analysis: Skills for Practice, 1st edition James Hanson

For courses in structural analysis Teach students to develop their intuition and the habit of evaluating their results Structural Analysis: Skills for Practice encourages engineering students to develop their intuition and the habit of evaluating the reasonableness of structural analysis results. The author presents examples and homework problems that incorporate a consistent thought process structure–guess, calculate, and evaluate their …

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A First Course in Finite Element Method By Daryl L . Logan (6th Ed) 11

A First Course in Finite Element Method By Daryl L . Logan (6th Ed)

PREFACE Features and ApproachThe purpose of this sixth edition is to provide an introductory approach to the finite elementmethod that can be understood by both undergraduate and graduate students without the usualprerequisites (such as structural analysis and upper level calculus) required by many availabletexts in this area. The book is written primarily as a basic …

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Structural analysis Book by Ramon V. Jarquio 12

Structural analysis Book by Ramon V. Jarquio

SUMMARY Book Description A new analytical method that uses the capacity axis of a section to determine its minimum capacity for biaxial bending as well as provide the reference for equilibrium of external and internal forces has been developed. Introducing this method, Structural Analysis: The Analytical Method illustrates the procedures for predicting the capacities of …

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Structural Design Project of Super Tall Building Chicago Spire 14

Structural Design Project of Super Tall Building Chicago Spire

Introduction The 2011-2012 Master of Engineering Structural Design Project was the structural design of theChicago Spire (Figure 1.1), located on the west side of Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, Illinois. Theproject was provided by John Peronto, P.E. and Mary Williams, P.E. of Thornton Tomasetti’s Chicagooffice. Cornell University Lecturer Dr. Shideh Shadravan was the project advisor. …

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2020 Structures Strengthened with Bonded Composites by Zhishen Wu, Yufei Wu, Mohamed F.M. Fahmy 15

2020 Structures Strengthened with Bonded Composites by Zhishen Wu, Yufei Wu, Mohamed F.M. Fahmy

Strengthening or stiffening of civil infrastructure using externally bonded fiberreinforcedpolymer (FRP) composites such as FRP plates, sheets, and grids hasbecome a promising structural strengthening technique. It has also gained muchpopularity recently, particularly in rehabilitation of structures/infrastructures due tothe worldwide deterioration problems and earthquake hazards. Their high strengthto-weight ratio, durability in adverse environments, and high fatigue …

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Structural Mechanics with a Pen A Guide to Solve Finite Difference Problems by Öchsner, Andreas 16

Structural Mechanics with a Pen A Guide to Solve Finite Difference Problems by Öchsner, Andreas

This book is focused on the introduction of the finite difference method based on the classical one-dimensional structural members, i.e., rods/bars and beams. It is the goal to provide a first introduction to the manifold aspects of the finite difference method and to enable the reader to get a methodical understanding of important subject areas …

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Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design and Construction, Second Edition by Gajanan M. Sabnis [2nd Edition] 17

Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design and Construction, Second Edition by Gajanan M. Sabnis [2nd Edition]

Description This book provides the most recent information about concrete’s history in the greenbuilding movement, state-of-the-art methodologies, and best practices. It will appealto several major audiences. It may be considered as a textbook for use in universitycourses and industry education, as a handbook for use by building owners wanting touse concrete to assist in obtaining …

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Green Building Fundamentals 2nd Edition by Mike Montoya 18

Green Building Fundamentals 2nd Edition by Mike Montoya

Description Over the last few years, I have observed a fundamental change in the building industry.As global attention focuses more on climate change, more information is available toevaluate our environmental performance as designers and builders. It is clear that thebuilding industry currently is part of the problem, not the solution. Recently, methods were developedfor evaluating …

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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes 19

Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes

Description Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design. Written in an easy to understand style, the book is updated to reflect new standards to LEED. In addition, readers will find sections …

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Green Roof Retrofit: Building Urban Resilience Sara J. Wilkinson, Tim Dixon 20

Green Roof Retrofit: Building Urban Resilience Sara J. Wilkinson, Tim Dixon

DESCRIPTION A deep understanding of the implications of green roof retrofit is required amongst students and practitioners to make the decisions and take the actions needed to mitigate climate changes. Green Roof Retrofit: building urban resilience illustrates the processes undertaken to develop this new knowledge and thereby embed a deeper level of understanding in readers.Illustrative case studies …

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