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Analyzing Building StructuresNawari Nawari
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Analyzing Building Structures

An Exercise and Solutions Manual
By Nawari Nawari

Perforated Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60927-582-2, 302 pages

©2013

Description
Analyzing Building Structures provides critical exercises to help students understand the fundamentals of building structures and how to design structures that will withstand forces such as self-weight, live loads, wind, and seismic forces. The book also provides comprehensive solution techniques and necessary vocabulary to help students and professionals in architecture, building construction, and civil engineering gain a deeper understanding of the structural principles and analytical methods of building design.

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.

Biography
Nawari Nawari Nawari O. Nawari, Ph.D. (Technical University of Darmstadt, West Germany) is an Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Florida. His teaching experience includes teaching at Technical University of Darmstadt, University of Akron and Kent State University. His current areas of research spans structural systems, building information modeling, sustainable building structures, and foundation design. He has written and co-authored over 40 publications. Dr. Nawari is an active member of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) committee of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and co-chair the subcommittee on BIM in education. He is also a board certified professional engineer in the state of Florida and Ohio with significant design and built experience.

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