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The Art of Structures

Introduction to the functioning of structures in architecture


288 pages | 9 1/2 x 9 1/2


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Table of Contents

Forces and equilibrium, internal forces, strength and stiffness – Cables – Cable networks, tents and membranes – Arches – Vaults, domes and shells – Arch-cables – Trusses – Space trusses – Beams – Frames – Deep beams and walls – Ribbed slabs, beam grids and slabs – Stability of elements in compression – Appendices

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