Analyzing Building Structures
This book has been written to help readers learn about the fundamentals of building structures by involving them in the kinds of work that design professionals—architects, engineers, and builders—encounter in the course of designing and constructing building structures. It provides valuable practice to aid understanding of basic architectural structural concepts, as well as developing solutions for buildings and related structural design.
This unique volume also features:
- Many 2D and 3D drawings, diagrams, and photographs supporting main concepts.
- Real world problems illustrating structural behavior and design of building elements.
- Clear instructions for each exercise.
- Partial solutions to set students down the correct path for solving exercises.