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Understanding structures : analysis, materials, design / Derek Seward.

By: Seward, Derek.
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Edition: 5th ed.Description: 392 p. : ill. 25 cm.ISBN: 1137376562; 9781137376565.Subject(s): Structural analysis (Engineering)DDC classification: 624.17
Contents:
1. Design -- 2. Basics -- 3. Materials -- 4. Loads -- 5. Pin-jointed trusses -- 6. Tension -- 7. Beams -- 8. Compression -- 9.Combined axial and bending stresses -- 10. Torsion -- 11. Connections -- 12. Arches and portal frames -- 13. Foundations and retaining walls -- 14. Deflection -- 15. Indeterminate structures and computers.
Summary: "The fifth edition of Understanding Structures remains the most accessible introduction to structural engineering for undergraduate students of civil engineering, building, surveying and architecture. It introduces you to structural analysis, materials and design, illustrating each stage with a wealth of examples, so that you can understand the real-life applications of your knowledge." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: EN1603 : Civil Engineering 2020
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"The fifth edition of Understanding Structures remains the most accessible introduction to structural engineering for undergraduate students of civil engineering, building, surveying and architecture. It introduces you to structural analysis, materials and design, illustrating each stage with a wealth of examples, so that you can understand the real-life applications of your knowledge." - Book cover

1. Design -- 2. Basics -- 3. Materials -- 4. Loads -- 5. Pin-jointed trusses -- 6. Tension -- 7. Beams -- 8. Compression -- 9.Combined axial and bending stresses -- 10. Torsion -- 11. Connections -- 12. Arches and portal frames -- 13. Foundations and retaining walls -- 14. Deflection -- 15. Indeterminate structures and computers.

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