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Structural Design in Wood

  • Judith J. Stalnaker
  • Ernest C. Harris

Part of the VNR Structural Engineering Series book series (VNRSES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 1-10
  3. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 11-32
  4. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 33-44
  5. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 45-73
  6. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 74-100
  7. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 101-128
  8. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 129-151
  9. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 152-189
  10. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 190-212
  11. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 213-240
  12. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 241-260
  13. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 261-284
  14. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 285-294
  15. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 295-301
  16. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 302-343
  17. Judith J. Stalnaker, Ernest C. Harris
    Pages 344-361
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 363-426

About this book

Introduction

Why another textbook on the design of wood sets this book apart is its inclusion of "struc­ structures? In many years of teaching structural tural planning. " Most textbooks show only the design in wood, the authors have used virtually selection of member proportions or number of every textbook available, as well as using only connectors in a joint to satisfy a given, com­ a code and no textbook at all. The textbooks pletely defined situation. This book, on the used have included both the old and the rela­ other hand, shows the thinking process needed tively modem; some have been fairly good, but to determine whether or not the member is re­ in our opinion each has deficiencies. Some quired in the first place. Following this, the books have too few solved examples. Others spacing and continuity of the member are de­ omit important material or have an arrange­ cided, its loads are determined, and finally its ment making them difficult to use as formal shape and size are selected. teaching tools. By writing this book, we intend We believe that illustrating structural plan­ to correct such deficiencies. ning as well as detailed member and connec­ The prime purpose of this book is to serve as tion design is of considerable value in helping a classroom text for the engineering or archi­ the student make the transition from the often tecture student.

Keywords

concrete design engine material planning structural design structure structures wood

Authors and affiliations

  • Judith J. Stalnaker
    • 1
  • Ernest C. Harris
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Colorado at DenverDenverUSA

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