This book is an essential resource for candidates who are preparing for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) examination in architectural engineering.
This report synthesizes the existing information on hybrid coupled wall (HCW) systems into helpful recommendations pertaining to their seismic analysis and design.
This report provides a one-stop reference of failures in steel structures, along with considerations for preventing them.
Finley Charney provides authoritative explanations of the seismic provisions offered in Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, Standard ASCE/SEI 7-05.
S.K. Ghosh, Susan Dowty, and Prabuddha Dasgupta describe the revisions to the seismic load requirements set forth in Standard ASCE 7-10, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures.
T. Eric Stafford summarizes the changes to the wind load requirements set forth in the latest edition of the Standard for minimum design loads.
Michael O'Rourke provides a detailed and authoritative interpretation of the snow load provisions of Standard ASCE/SEI 7-10.
Standard ASCE/SEI 19-10 provides requirements for the structural design, construction contract documents, fabrication, and installation of cables for use as structural elements for the support and bracing of buildings and other cable-supported structures.