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Structural Technology 2 (Pt. 2) Robert Marks

Structural Technology 2 (Pt. 2)

Robert Marks

Published May 1st 2004
ISBN : 9780793186303
Paperback
229 pages
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Lateral forces is traditionally one of the most baffling subjects for architectural candidates. This course by Robert Marks, P.E., removes the mystery by providing a clear, practical, and understandable approach to both lateral forces and structuralMoreLateral forces is traditionally one of the most baffling subjects for architectural candidates. This course by Robert Marks, P.E., removes the mystery by providing a clear, practical, and understandable approach to both lateral forces and structural systems. Among the subjects covered in the six lessons of this course are: Conventional structural systems- Long span structural systems- Trusses- Earthquake design- Wind design- The earthquake lesson comprises a comprehensive review of earthquake design, including code requirements, lateral load resisting systems, diaphragms, torsion, regular and irregular structures, and a step-by-step example of earthquake design for a small building. Of particular interest is a lesson describing the architecture and structure of a number of notable historical and modern buildings. The course is supplemented with tables, sketches, formulas, sample calculations, a glossary of structural terms, a bibliography, and an index. A review quiz follows each lesson, and the course is concluded with a simulated examination. Complete explanations of all quiz and examination answers are included. This edition incorporates references to both the 1994 and 1997 edit