Seismic Design of Building Structures

Seismic Design of Building Structures Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591263579
Release 2011
Pages 288
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Seismic Design of Building Structures provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles. It offers essential background information for seismic problems on the California Special Civil Seismic exam, the Structural Engineering (SE) exam, and the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). 15 chapters and 16 appendices provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. A Comprehensive Review of Seismic Concepts and Principles A thorough review of seismic building codes Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology 129 practice problems 34 example problems A complete index What's New in the 10th Edition? Thoroughly updated for ACI 318-08, ACI 530-08, and IBC-09 seismic building codes Two indices--one for terms, figures, and tables, and one for codes used in the boo Topics Covered Basic Seismology Diaphragm Theory Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures General Structural Design Response of Structures Seismic Building Codes Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures Special Design Features Tilt-Up Construction Vibration Theory An Introduction to Seismic Design for the California Special Civil Seismic exam California Structural Engineer Seismic exam Civil PE exam Structural Engineering (SE) exam Architect Registration Examination (ARE)



Seismic Design of Building Structures Eleventh Edition

Seismic Design of Building Structures  Eleventh Edition Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264705
Release 2014-10-21
Pages 268
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Seismic Design of Building Structures A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details Eleventh Edition Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered: • Basic Seismology • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) • Diaphragm Theory • Earthquake Characteristics • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures • General Structural Design • Response of Structures • Seismic Building Code • Special Design Features • Tilt-Up Construction • Vibration Theory Referenced Codes and Standards: • ACI 318 • ACI 530 • AISC 341 • AISC 360 • ASCE/SEI7 • IBC • NDS • SDPWD



Seismic Design of Building Structures

Seismic Design of Building Structures Author Michael R. Lindeburg
ISBN-10 1591261368
Release 2008
Pages 263
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Seismic Design of Building Structures provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles, and offers essential background information for seismic problems on the California Special Civil Seismic Examination as well as other professional licensing exams. With thorough coverage of seismic building codes including the 2006 International Building Code (IBC), this book prepares you for conceptual and technical questions on structural analysis and code issues by giving you an understanding of earthquakes and their effects. Comprehensive introduction to seismic design Over 30 example problems and 120 practice problems with step-by-step solutions A thorough review of Seismic Building Codes Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology Perfect for the California Special Civil Seismic Examination NCEES Civil PE Examination NCEES Structural PE Examinations Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Topics Covered Include Basic Seismology Diaphragm Theory Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures General Structural Design Response of Structures Seismic Building Codes Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures Special Design Features Tilt-Up Construction Vibration Theory



The Seismic Design Handbook

The Seismic Design Handbook Author Farzad Naeim
ISBN-10 9781461516934
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 830
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This handbook contains up-to-date existing structures, computer applications, and infonnation on planning, analysis, and design seismic design of wood structures. A new and very useful feature of this edition of earthquake-resistant building structures. Its intention is to provide engineers, architects, is the inclusion of a companion CD-ROM disc developers, and students of structural containing the complete digital version of the handbook itself and the following very engineering and architecture with authoritative, yet practical, design infonnation. It represents important publications: an attempt to bridge the persisting gap between l. UBC-IBC (1997-2000) Structural advances in the theories and concepts of Comparisons and Cross References, ICBO, earthquake-resistant design and their 2000. implementation in seismic design practice. 2. NEHRP Guidelines for the Seismic The distinguished panel of contributors is Rehabilitation of Buildings, FEMA-273, Federal Emergency Management Agency, composed of 22 experts from industry and universities, recognized for their knowledge and 1997. extensive practical experience in their fields. 3. NEHRP Commentary on the Guidelinesfor They have aimed to present clearly and the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildings, FEMA-274, Federal Emergency concisely the basic principles and procedures pertinent to each subject and to illustrate with Management Agency, 1997. practical examples the application of these 4. NEHRP Recommended Provisions for principles and procedures in seismic design Seismic Regulations for New Buildings and practice. Where applicable, the provisions of Older Structures, Part 1 - Provisions, various seismic design standards such as mc FEMA-302, Federal Emergency 2000, UBC-97, FEMA-273/274 and ATC-40 Management Agency, 1997.



Seismic Design for Architects

Seismic Design for Architects Author Andrew Charleson
ISBN-10 9781136366925
Release 2012-06-25
Pages 296
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Seismic Design for Architects shows how structural requirements for seismic resistance can become an integral part of the design process. Structural integrity does not have to be at the expense of innovative, high standard design in seismically active zones. * By emphasizing design and discussing key concepts with accompanying visual material, architects are given the background knowledge and practical tools needed to deal with aspects of seismic design at all stages of the design process * Seismic codes from several continents are drawn upon to give a global context of seismic design * Extensively illustrated with diagrams and photographs * A non-mathematical approach focuses upon the principles and practice of seismic resistant design to enable readers to grasp the concepts and then readily apply them to their building designs Seismic Design for Architects is a comprehensive, practical reference work and text book for students of architecture, building science, architectural and civil engineering, and professional architects and structural engineers.



Displacement based Seismic Design of Structures

Displacement based Seismic Design of Structures Author M. J. N. Priestley
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105121441237
Release 2007
Pages 721
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Displacement based Seismic Design of Structures has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Displacement based Seismic Design of Structures also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Displacement based Seismic Design of Structures book for free.



Seismic Analysis of Structures

Seismic Analysis of Structures Author T. K. Datta
ISBN-10 047082462X
Release 2010-03-16
Pages 464
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While numerous books have been written on earthquakes, earthquake resistance design, and seismic analysis and design of structures, none have been tailored for advanced students and practitioners, and those who would like to have most of the important aspects of seismic analysis in one place. With this book, readers will gain proficiencies in the following: fundamentals of seismology that all structural engineers must know; various forms of seismic inputs; different types of seismic analysis like, time and frequency domain analyses, spectral analysis of structures for random ground motion, response spectrum method of analysis; equivalent lateral load analysis as given in earthquake codes; inelastic response analysis and the concept of ductility; ground response analysis and seismic soil structure interaction; seismic reliability analysis of structures; and control of seismic response of structures. Provides comprehensive coverage, from seismology to seismic control Contains useful empirical equations often required in the seismic analysis of structures Outlines explicit steps for seismic analysis of MDOF systems with multi support excitations Works through solved problems to illustrate different concepts Makes use of MATLAB, SAP2000 and ABAQUAS in solving example problems of the book Provides numerous exercise problems to aid understanding of the subject As one of the first books to present such a comprehensive treatment of the topic, Seismic Analysis of Structures is ideal for postgraduates and researchers in Earthquake Engineering, Structural Dynamics, and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. Developed for classroom use, the book can also be used for advanced undergraduate students planning for a career or further study in the subject area. The book will also better equip structural engineering consultants and practicing engineers in the use of standard software for seismic analysis of buildings, bridges, dams, and towers. Lecture materials for instructors available at www.wiley.com/go/dattaseismic



Structural Engineering Reference Manual Eighth Edition

Structural Engineering Reference Manual  Eighth Edition Author Alan Williams, PhD, SE, FICE, C Eng
ISBN-10 9781591264965
Release 2015-06-11
Pages 512
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Comprehensive Coverage for the 16-Hour Structural Engineering Exam The Structural Engineering Reference Manual prepares you for the NCEES 16-hour Structural Engineering (SE) exam. It covers all exam topics and provides a comprehensive review of structural analysis and design methods. Exam-adopted codes and standards are frequently referenced, and solving methods—including strength design for timber and masonry—are thoroughly explained. You will learn how to apply concepts pertaining to vertical and lateral forces by reviewing the 244 example problems. You will also strengthen your problem-solving skills by working the 44 end-of-chapter practice problems. Each problem’s complete solution lets you check your own solving approach. New for the 8th edition, both ASD and LRFD/SD solutions and explanations are provided for masonry problems, allowing you to familiarize yourself with different problem solving methods. Access to supportive information is just as important as knowledge and problem-solving efficiency. The Structural Engineering Reference Manual’s thorough index easily directs you to the codes and concepts you will need during the exam. Cross references to more than 700 equations, 60 tables, 190 figures, 8 appendices, and relevant codes will point you to additional support material when you need it. Topics covered: • Bridges • Foundations and Retaining Structures • Lateral Forces (Wind and Seismic) • Prestressed Concrete • Reinforced Concrete • Reinforced Masonry • Structural Steel • Timber Referenced Codes and Standards: • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) • Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) • Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) • International Building Code (IBC) • Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) • National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD and National Design Specification Supplement, Design Values for Wood Construction (NDS) • North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI) • PCI Design Handbook: Precast and Prestressed Concrete (PCI) • Seismic Design Manual (AISC 327) • Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic with Commentary (SDPWS) • Steel Construction Manual (AISC 325)



Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination Author Majid Baradar
ISBN-10 1888577347
Release 2000
Pages 69
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There's nothing like a practice exam to help you get ready for the real thing, and this book gives you two. Each 2-hour exam is designed to prepare you for the seismic questions on the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Step-by-step solutions are provided for all 94 multiple-choice problems. Please note that the problems reference the 2001 CBC.



Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings

Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Author Jack Moehle
ISBN-10 9780071839457
Release 2014-10-06
Pages 784
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Complete coverage of earthquake-resistant concrete building design Written by a renowned seismic engineering expert, this authoritative resource discusses the theory and practice for the design and evaluation of earthquakeresisting reinforced concrete buildings. The book addresses the behavior of reinforced concrete materials, components, and systems subjected to routine and extreme loads, with an emphasis on response to earthquake loading. Design methods, both at a basic level as required by current building codes and at an advanced level needed for special problems such as seismic performance assessment, are described. Data and models useful for analyzing reinforced concrete structures as well as numerous illustrations, tables, and equations are included in this detailed reference. Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings covers: Seismic design and performance verification Steel reinforcement Concrete Confined concrete Axially loaded members Moment and axial force Shear in beams, columns, and walls Development and anchorage Beam-column connections Slab-column and slab-wall connections Seismic design overview Special moment frames Special structural walls Gravity framing Diaphragms and collectors Foundations



Earthquake Design Practice for Buildings

Earthquake Design Practice for Buildings Author Edmund D. Booth
ISBN-10 0727729470
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 284
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This book provides comprehensive, practical and easy to read advice for all engineers, designers and analysts of earthquake resistant structures. The entire text is completely revised to account for the many developments that have taken place since the publication of the first edition in 1988. This includes advances in the understanding of how structures and the soils that support them respond to ground shaking, development of new robust forms of earthquake resistant construction, and improved forms of analysis and assessment.



Building Structures

Building Structures Author James Ambrose
ISBN-10 9780470542606
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 528
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The comprehensive reference on the basics of structural analysisand design, now updated with the latest considerations of buildingtechnology Structural design is an essential element of the buildingprocess, yet one of the most difficult to learn. While structuralengineers do the detailed consulting work for a building project,architects need to know enough structural theory and analysis todesign a building. Most texts on structures for architects focusnarrowly on the mathematical analysis of isolated structuralcomponents, yet Building Structures looks at the general conceptswith selected computations to understand the role of the structureas a building subsystem—without the complicatedmathematics. New to this edition is a complete discussion of the LRFD methodof design, supplemented by the ASD method, in addition to: The fundamentals of structural analysis and design forarchitects A glossary, exercise problems, and a companion website andinstructor's manual Material ideally suited for preparing for the ARE exam Profusely illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs,and including new case studies, Building Structures, Third Editionis perfect for nonengineers to understand and visualize structuraldesign.



Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated Author Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN-10 9781118848302
Release 2014-03-04
Pages 352
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A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide to structural design Structures are an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. While structural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a project, architects should have enough knowledge of structural theory and analysis to design a building. Building Structures Illustrated takes a new approach to structural design, showing how structural systems of a building—such as an integrated assembly of elements with pattern, proportions, and scale—are related to the fundamental aspects of architectural design. The book features a one-stop guide to structural design in practice, a thorough treatment of structural design as part of the entire building process, and an overview of the historical development of architectural materails and structure. Illustrated throughout with Ching's signature line drawings, this new Second Edition is an ideal guide to structures for designers, builders, and students. Updated to include new information on building code compliance, additional learning resources, and a new glossary of terms Offers thorough coverage of formal and spatial composition, program fit, coordination with other building systems, code compliance, and much more Beautifully illustrated by the renowned Francis D.K. Ching Building Structures Illustrated, Second Edition is the ideal resource for students and professionals who want to make informed decisions on architectural design.



16 Hour Structural Engineering SE Practice Exam for Buildings

16 Hour Structural Engineering  SE  Practice Exam for Buildings Author Joseph S. Schuster
ISBN-10 159126460X
Release 2014-05-15
Pages 176
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The Most Realistic Practice for the SE Exam 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings contains two 40-problem, multiple-choice breadth exams and two four-essay depth exams consistent with the NCEES SE exam's format and specifications. The two morning breadth sections (vertical forces and lateral forces) and the two afternoon depth sections (vertical forces and lateral forces) prepare you for all four components of the exam. Consistent with the actual exam, the multiple-choice problems in 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings require an average of six minutes to solve, and the essay problems can be solved in one hour. Enhance your time-management skills by taking each exam section within the same four-hour time limit as the actual exam. The solutions to the depth exams' essay problems use blue text to identify the information you will be expected to include in your exam booklet to receive full credit. The supplemental content uses black text to enhance your understanding of the solution process. Comprehensive step-by-step solutions for all problems demonstrate accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches. Solutions also frequently refer to the codes and references adopted by NCEES to help you determine which resources you'll likely use on exam day. 16-Hour Structural Engineering (SE) Practice Exam for Buildings will help you to effectively familiarize yourself with the exam scope and format quickly identify accurate and efficient problem-solving approaches successfully connect relevant theory to exam-like problems efficiently navigate the exam-adopted codes and standards confidently solve problems under timed conditions Referenced Codes and Standards AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) AISC Seismic Design Manual (AISC) Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures and Specification for Masonry Structures (TMS 402/602) International Building Code (IBC) National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS and Supplement) North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members (AISI Specification) PCI Design Handbook (PCI) Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) Steel Construction Manual (AISC Manual)



Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers

Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers Author Paul A. Cuomo
ISBN-10 1888577940
Release 2003
Pages 158
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Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers offers a comprehensive review of the field of surveying specially tailored for the Engineering Surveying section of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. More than 120 practice problems with solutions reinforce what you learn. A detailed index allows you to quickly locate information during the exam.



California Civil Surveying Reference Manual

California Civil Surveying Reference Manual Author George M. Cole, PhD, PE, PLS
ISBN-10 9781591264941
Release 2017-04-07
Pages 304
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The California Civil Surveying Reference Manual is the most comprehensive textbook for the California Civil Surveying Exam. This book’s organization and clear explanations start with the basics to help you get up to speed on common surveying concepts. Together, the 28 chapters provide an in-depth review of all of the topics listed in the California Civil Surveying Exam specifications. The extensive index contains more than 750 entries, with multiple entries included for each topic, so you can easily find the concepts you will need during the exam. This book features: • over 230 practice problems to build your problem-solving skills • over 100 clarifying examples • hundreds of equations, figures, and tables • industry-standard terminology and nomenclature • support of both U.S. customary and SI units After you pass your exam, the California Civil Surveying Reference Manual will continue to serve as an invaluable reference throughout your surveying career. Topics Covered: • Standards of Practice • Field Measurements • Data Application Procedures • Equipment and Uses • Calculations



Design of Reinforced Concrete

Design of Reinforced Concrete Author Jack C. McCormac
ISBN-10 9781118879108
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 672
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"The Ninth Edition of this bestselling book continues the successful tradition of earlier editions by introducing the fundamentals of reinforced concrete design in a clear and understandable manner. Numerous examples of the principles discussed are included. This edition includes revisions made by the American Concrete Institute in Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (318-08) and Commentary (318R-08). The text was prepared for an introductory three credit hour undergraduate course on reinforced concrete design. Nevertheless, sufficient material is included so that this textbook can be used for a second additional three credit hour undergraduate course. Further, this text is also useful for practicing engineers as it presents the latest requirements of the ACI design code"--