Structural Competency for Architects / Hollee Hitchcock Becker

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BRIEF CONTENTS

Introduction

Part I – Statics and Strength of Materials

Chapter 1 – Finding Reactions

  • Vectors
  • Supports
  • Moments
  • Reactions

Chapter 2 – Bar Forces in Trusses

  • Method of Joints
  • Method of Sections
  • Diagonal Tension Bracing

Chapter 3 – Statics in Simple Systems

  • Cables
  • Arches and Pinned Frames

Chapter 4 – Shear and Moment in Beams

  • Shear and Moment Diagrams
  • Writing Moment Equations

Chapter 5 – Load Tracing

  • Finding Floor Loads on Columns
  • Accumulation of Column Loads

Chapter 6 – Simple Stress and Strain

  • Force Induced Stress and Strain
  • Temperature Induced Stress and Strain

Chapter 7 – Shear and Flexure in Beams

  • Neutral Axis and Moment of Inertia
  • Bending Stress
  • Shear Stress

Chapter 8 – Deflection in Beams

  • Deflection Charts
  • Double Integration Method
  • Moment Area Method
  • Method of Virtual Work

Chapter 9 – Design of Beams

  • Overview of Design Limitations
  • Design of Beams for Flexure, Shear and Deflection

Chapter 10 – Design of Columns

  • Axial Loads on Columns
  • Column Design

Part II – Structural Design Principles

Chapter 11 – Structural Patterns

  • Defining the Structural Grid
  • Natural Design and Structural Form

Chapter 12 – Design Loads

  • Live and Dead Loads
  • Snow Loads
  • Lateral Loads
  • Factored Loads

Chapter 13 – Horizontal Framing Systems

  • Typical Steel Framing Systems
  • Concrete Framing Systems
  • Wood Framing Systems
  • Bay Framing
  • Framing Process

Chapter 14 – Lateral Bracing Systems

  • Braced Frames
  • Moment Frames
  • Shear Walls

Chapter 15 – Structural Typology

  • Beam and Column Systems
  • Form-Active Systems
  • Thin Shells
  • Folding Plates
  • Trusses and Space Frames
  • Moment Frames
  • High-rise Typology
  • Exoskeletons
  • Hybrid Structures

Part III – Wood Design

Chapter 16 – Dimensional Lumber Design

  • Adjustment Factors for Dimensional Lumber
  • Design of Dimensional Lumber Components
  • Western Framing Considerations

Chapter 17 – Timber Design

  • Adjustment Factors for Timber
  • Design of Timber Components

Chapter 18 – Glue-Laminated Lumber Design

  • Adjustment Factors for Glu-Lams
  • Design of Glu-Lam Components

Chapter 19 – Wood connections

  • Mechanical Connections
  • Wood Joinery

Part IV – Steel Design

Chapter 20 – Steel Beam Design

  • Designing Beams for Flexure Using LRFD Method

Chapter 21 – Design of Steel Compression Members

  • Axial Loads on Steel Columns
  • Combined Axial Compression and Flexure
  • Built-up Columns
  • Column Splices

Chapter 22 – Steel Tension Design

  • Gross Yielding in Tension
  • Tensile Rupture Strength
  • Block Shear
  • Design of Tension Members

Chapter 23 – Steel Baseplates

Chapter 24 – Steel Connections

  • Bolted Connections
  • Eccentric Bolted Connections
  • Welded Connections
  • Standard Bolted Connections

Part V – Concrete Design

Chapter 25 – Concrete Beam Design

  • The Internal Couple
  • Reinforced Concrete Beams

Chapter 26 – Concrete Slab Design

  • One-way Slabs
  • Continuous Slabs

Chapter 27 – Doubly Reinforced Beams and T-beams

  • Doubly Reinforced Beams
  • T-beams

Chapter 28 – Shear and Deflection in Concrete Beams

  • Shear in Concrete Beams
  • Deflection in Concrete Beams

Chapter 29 – Concrete Columns

  • Design of Short Axially Loaded Columns
  • Columns with Large Eccentric Loads

Chapter 30 – Development Length

  • Development Length in Tension Bars
  • Development Length in Tension Bars with Hooks
  • Tension Splices
  • Development Length in Compression Bars
  • Bar Cut-offs
  • Development Length for Positive Moment at Simple Supports

Chapter 31 – Concrete Walls

  • Bearing Walls
  • Shear Walls
  • Retaining Walls

Chapter 32 – Footings

  • Wall Footings
  • Individual Footings
  • Combined Footings

Chapter 33 – Precast and Prestressed Concrete

  • Precast Concrete
  • Prestressed Concrete

Part VI – Masonry and Alternate Materials

Chapter 34 – Masonry Design

  • Masonry Load Bearing Walls

Chapter 35 – Alternate Structural Materials

  • Сoncrete, Steel and Wood
  • Alternate Metals
  • Plant-based Materials
  • Plastics
  • Carbon Fiber
  • Glass

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