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Salvadori's structure in architecture : the building of buildings

Author: Mario Salvadori; Robert A Heller; Deborah Oakley
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth edition
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Salvadori; Robert A Heller; Deborah Oakley
ISBN: 9780132803205 0132803208
OCLC Number: 927104079
Description: xii, 228 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Brief Table of Contents Part I Fundamental Concepts 1 Structure in Architecture 2 Building Loads and Codes 3 Structural Materials 4 Structural Requirements 5 Basic States of Stress Part II Structural Forms 6 Tension and Compression Structures 7 Beams 8 Frames and Arches 9 Some Fine Points of Structural Behavior Part III Beyond the Basics 10 Grids, Plates, Folded Plates, and Space-Frames 11 Membranes 12 Thin Shells and Reticulated Domes 13 Structural Failures 14 Structural Aesthetics 15 Conclusion Understanding of Structural Principles Bibliography Index Detailed Table of Contents Foreword Preface Author Biographies Part I Fundamental Concepts 1 Structure in Architecture 1.1 What is Structure 1.2 Structure in Nature 1.3 The Architect and the Engineer 1.4 Historical Development 1.5 The Present Interest in Architecture 1.6 Structures and Intuition Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 2 Building Loads and Codes 2.1 The Purpose of Structure 2.2 Building Loads and Codes 2.3 Dead Loads 2.4 Live, Snow, and Wind Loads 2.5 Thermal and Settlement Loads 2.6 Dynamic Loads Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 3 Structural Materials 3.1 The Essential Properties of Structural Materials 3.2 Material Constants and Safety Factors 3.3 Modern Structural Materials Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 4 Structural Requirements 4.1 Basic Requirements 4.2 Equilibrium 4.3 Stability 4.4 Strength 4.5 Functionality 4.6 Economy 4.7 Aesthetics 4.8 Optimal Structures Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 5 Basic States of Stress 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Simple Tension 5.3 Simple Compression 5.4 Simple Shear 5.5 Simple Bending Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading Part II Structural Forms 6 Tension and Compression Structures 6.1 Cables 6.2 Cable Roofs 6.3 Trusses 6.4 Funicular Arches Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 7 Beams 7.1 Cantilevered Beams 7.2 Simply Supported Beams 7.3 Fixed Beams and Continuous Beams 7.4 Secondary Bending Stresses Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 8 Frames and Arches 8.1 Post and Lintel 8.2 The Simple Frame 8.3 Multiple Frames 8.4 Gabled Frames and Arches 8.5 Arched Roofs Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 9 Some Fine Points of Structural Behavior 9.1 How Simple is Simple Stress 9.2 The largest Stress 9.3 The Importance of Plastic Flow Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading Part III Beyond the Basics 10 Grids, Plates, Folded Plates, and Space-Frames 10.1 Load Transfer in Two Directions 10.2 Rectangular Beam Grids 10.3 Skew Grids 10.4 Plate Action 10.5 Plate Structures 10.6 Ribbed Plates 10.7 Strength Reserve in Plates 10.8 Folded Plates 10.9 Space Frames Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 11 Membranes 11.1 Membrane Action 11.2 Principal Curvatures and Principal Membrane Stresses 11.3 Tents and Balloon Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 12 Thin Shells and Reticulated Domes 12.1 Form-Resistant Structures 12.2 Curvatures 12.3 Rotational Surfaces 12.4 Translational Surfaces 12.5 Ruled Surfaces 12.6 Complex Structures 12.7 Membrane Action in Circular Domes 12.8 Bending Stresses in Domes 12.9 Membrane Action in Cylinders 12.10 Bending Stresses in Cylinders 12.11 Stresses in Synclastic Translational Shells 12.12 Saddle-Shell Action 12.13 Stresses in Scalloped and Other Types of Shells 12.14 Thin-Shell Formwork 12.15 Reticulated Domes Key Ideas developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 13 Structural Failures 13.1 Historical Failure 13.2 Main Causes of Structural Failure 13.3 Faults in Structural Design 13.4 Faults in Coordination and Supervision 13.5 Faults in Materials 204 13.6 Consequences of Structural Failures Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 14 Structural Aesthetics 14.1 Aesthetics and Structures 14.2 Semiotic messages 14.3 Origins of the Structural Message 14.4 Scale and the Structural message 14.5 Aesthetics and Structural "Correctness" 14.6 The Messages of Structure Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Questions and Exercises Further Reading 15 Conclusion Understanding of Structural Principles 15.1 Intuition and Knowledge 15.2 Qualitative and Quantitative Knowledge 15.3 The Future of Architectural Structures Key Ideas Developed in This Chapter Bibliography Index
Other Titles: Structure in architecture
Structure in architecture
Responsibility: [Mario Salvadori], Robert Heller, PhD., PE, Deborah Oakley, AIA, PE.

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