A Structures Primer by Harry F. Kaufman

A Structures Primer

byHarry F. Kaufman

Paperback | December 28, 2008

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This introductory paperback takes an informal approach to introducing "allowable stress" structures to users who need to understand basic structures but don't necessarily plan to become engineers. The book does not cover calculus and complex theory yet provides students with the understanding of the fundamental structural concepts required of their respective professions. The book features nearly 400 high-quality graphics that help users grasp key concepts. This can be used as a professional resource for construction managers, architects, or anyone interested in construction technology.

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Title:A Structures PrimerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.2 × 7.4 × 0.6 inPublished:December 28, 2008Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:013230256X

ISBN - 13:9780132302562

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Forces, Moments, and Loads

Chapter 2: Static Equilibrium and Reactions

Chapter 3: Trusses

Chapter 4: Stresses and Strains

Chapter 5: Load, Shear and Moment Diagrams

Chapter 6: Properties of a Cross-Section

Chapter 7: Beam Analysis and Design

Chapter 8: Columns

Chapter 9: Systems and Loads