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.
Finley Charney provides authoritative explanations of the seismic provisions offered in Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, Standard ASCE/SEI 7-05.
T. Eric Stafford summarizes the changes to the wind load requirements set forth in the latest edition of the Standard for minimum design loads.
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.
This Standard provides minimum criteria for the design and performance of membrane-covered cable and rigid member structures, collectively known as tensile membrane structures.
MOP 114 presents a new method developed to improve the design of structural steel for fire conditions.
This collection contains 67 papers presented at the 2008 Architectural Engineering National Conference, held in Denver, Colorado, September 24-27, 2008.