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||Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders
Author: Thomas Boothby
Description: Empirical Structural Design for Architects, Engineers and Builders provides an explanation of empirical design as a practical means of making preliminary structural design decisions. The descriptive text, tables and figures assist the reader in completing a building design on the basis of proven ratios, simple rules of thumb, standard practices and acceptable minimum sizes. Key feature of this book include: international appeal through the inclusion of metric and customary US units reduction of preliminary structural decisions to simple rules matching building programmes to appropriate structural types simplified design rules that are easy to retain and easy to look up. Written to be accessible to all professionals in the building design and construction process, this book will be an essential read for students or practitioners who are at an early stage in their architectural or engineering careers. The book will also be valuable to participants in the building construction process, including engineers.
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