Design Loads on Structures During Construction

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ISBN: 9780784413098
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Prepared by the Design Loads on Structures during Construction Standards Committee of the Codes and Standards Activities Division of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE Design loads during construction must account for the often short duration of loading and for the variability of temporary loads. Many elements of the completed structure that provide strength, stiffness, stability, or continuity may not be present during construction. Design Loads on Structures during Construction, ASCE/SEI 37-14, describes the minimum design requirements for construction loads, load combinations, and load factors affecting buildings and other structures that are under construction. It addresses partially completed structures as well as temporary support and access structures used during construction. The loads specified are suitable for use either with strength design criteria, such as ultimate strength design (USD) and load and resistance factor design (LRFD), or with allowable stress design (ASD) criteria. The loads are applicable to all conventional construction methods. Topics include: load factors and load combinations; dead and live loads; construction loads; lateral earth pressure; and environmental loads. Of particular note, the environmental load provisions have been aligned with those of Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-10. Because ASCE/SEI 7-10 does not address loads during construction, the environmental loads in this standard were adjusted for the duration of the construction period. This new edition of Standard 37 prescribes loads based on probabilistic analysis, observation of construction practices, and expert opinions. Embracing comments, recommendations, and experiences that have evolved since the original 2002 edition, this standard serves structural engineers, construction engineers, design professionals, code officials, and building owners.

Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook

Author: James E. Amrhein
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849375514
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The Reinforced Masonry Engineering Handbook provides the coefficients, tables, charts, and design data required for the design of reinforced masonry structures. This edition improves and expands upon previous editions, complying with the current Uniform Building Code and paralleling the growth of reinforced masonry engineering. Discussions include: materials strength of masonry assemblies loads lateral forces reinforcing steel movement joints waterproofing masonry structures and products formulas for reinforced masonry design retaining walls and more This comprehensive, useful book serves as an exceptional resource for designers, contractors, builders, and civil engineers involved in reinforced masonry - eliminating repetitious and routine calculations as well as reducing the time for masonry design.

Constructing Architecture

Author: Andrea Deplazes
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3764371900
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Now in its second edition: the trailblazing introduction and textbook on construction includes a new section on translucent materials and an article on the use of glass.

Advances in Steel Structures

Author: S.L. Chan
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080526812
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These two volumes of proceedings contain nine invited keynote papers and 130 contributed papers presented at the Third International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS '02) held on 9-11 December 2002 in Hong Kong, China. The conference is a sequel to the First and the Second International Conferences on Advances in Steel Structures held in Hong Kong in December 1996 and 1999. The conference provides a forum for discussion and dissemination by researchers and designers of recent advances in the analysis, behaviour, design and construction of steel structures. Papers were contributed from over 18 countries around the world. They report current state-of-the art and point to future directions of structural steel research, covering a wide spectrum of topics including: beams and columns; connections; scaffolds and slender structures; cold-formed steel; composite construction; plates; shells; bridges; dynamics; impact mechanics; effects of welding; fatigue and fracture; fire performance; and analysis and design.

Design of Masonry Structures

Author: A.W. Hendry
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0203362403
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This edition has been fully revised and extended to cover blockwork and Eurocode 6 on masonry structures. This valued textbook: discusses all aspects of design of masonry structures in plain and reinforced masonry summarizes materials properties and structural principles as well as descibing structure and content of codes presents design procedures, illustrated by numerical examples includes considerations of accidental damage and provision for movement in masonary buildings. This thorough introduction to design of brick and block structures is the first book for students and practising engineers to provide an introduction to design by EC6.