Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings
Bungale S. Taranath "Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings"
CRC | 2004-12-15 | ISBN: 0824759346 | 912 pages | PDF | 24,5 MB
An understanding of the behavior of structural systems must be acquired before engineers can effectively design a complex building system. Wind and Earthquake Resistant Buildings describes the typical process of designing a building, from the determination of design loads to the evaluation of its behavior for unusual effects. Chapters cover a broad range of topics, including wind effects, seismic design, traditional and newer types of bracing systems, and the restoration of damaged or seismically vulnerable buildings. The information is presented in a user-friendly format that allows a fundamental understanding of the behavior of steel, concrete, and composite building structures.
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