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Structural Analysis Books

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

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

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]

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

Description O 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 …

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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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Sustainable Construction Green Building Design and Delivery Third Edition Charles J. Kibert

DESCRIPTION The leading green building reference, updated with the latest advances in the field Sustainable Construction is the leading reference for the design, construction, and operation of high performance green buildings. With broad coverage including architecture, engineering, and construction, this book nevertheless delivers detailed information on all aspects of the green building process, from materials selection …

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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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Green Building in Developing Countries Policy, Strategy and Technology Editors: Gou, Zhonghua (Ed.) [2020]

DESCRIPTION The book reveals how green buildings are currently being adapted and applied in developing countries. It includes the major developing countries such as China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Pakistan, Cambodia, Ghana, Nigeria and countries from the Middle East and gathers the insights of respected green building researchers from these areas to map out the developing …

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