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Shaping Structures: Statics

Waclaw Zalewski and Edward Allen ; drawings by Joseph Iano
Format
Book
Published
New York : Wiley, c1998.
Language
English
ISBN
0471169684 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780471169680 (cloth : alk. paper), 0471289965, 9780471289968
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Table of Contents
Summary
CD-ROM contains illustrated and annotated demonstrations of the eight major techniques featured in the book.
Contents
  • A vertical tensile structure
  • A vertical compressive structure
  • Forces in many directions
  • Moments of forces
  • Finding forces in a simple truss
  • Multipanel trusses
  • Fanlike structures
  • Finding forms and forces for funicular structures
  • Further design tools for funicular structures
  • Shaping a cantilevered arch roof
  • Shaping a hanging roof
  • Shaping a three-hinged truss arch
  • Restraining funicular structures
  • Shaping efficient trusses.
Description
vii, 408 p. : ill. ; 23 x 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 404-405) and index.
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Also issued online.
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