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Structure and architecture

Author: Angus J MacDonald
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Explains the basic principles of structure and describes the ranges of structure types. This book links various topics directly with the activity of architectural design and criticism. It discusses  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angus J MacDonald
ISBN: 0750647930 9780750647939
OCLC Number: 45714799
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction; The relationship of structure to building; Structural requirements; Structural material; The relationship between structural form and structural efficiency; Complete structural arrangements; Critical appraisal of structures; Structure and architecture; Selected bibliography; Appendix 1: Simple two-dimensional force systems and static equilibrium; Appendix 2: Stress and strain; Appendix 3: The concept of statical determinacy; Index
Responsibility: Angus J. Macdonald.
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