Building Anatomy (McGraw-Hill Construction Series): An by Iver Wahl

By Iver Wahl

ELIMINATE expensive AND possibly DISASTEROUS CONCEPUTAL error on your subsequent STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Make yes your subsequent development undertaking is freed from the conceptual mistakes which could reason structural failure with McGraw Hill's Building Anatomy: An Illustrated advisor to How constructions Work.

Packed with a wealth of informative diagrams and illustrations, this crucial quantity drills deep into the thoughts at the back of structural structures to offer you a severe realizing of the way they paintings. From capability a lot, load combos, and superstructure to lateral help platforms, foundations, and placement soil and geology, construction Anatomy can help layout constructions that might stand the attempt of time.

Written in transparent, easy-to-understand language by means of an award-winning architect and professor, Building Anatomy can provide easy accessibility to severe info, to assist you:

  • Select structural structures according to the professionals and cons of every system
  • Size and manage significant structural components
  • Identify issues for every form of structural system
  • Anticipate possible failure scenarios
  • Explain each one system's habit lower than lots corresponding to seismic and wind
  • Understand development matters encountered in the course of fabrication and erection of every constitution type
  • And more!

With its severe info, entire insurance, and integral illustrations, Building Anatomy promises the nuts-and-bolts information you must stay away from conceptual error in the course of structural layout. you cannot come up with the money for to paintings with out it!

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