Basic Engineering Calculations for Contractors

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Save BIG BUCK$ on consulting engineering fees! Why pay expensive consulting engineers every time you're faced with changes to residential and light construction plans? Now you can proceed on your own with complete confidence thanks to Basic Engineering Calculations for Contractors, by August DOmel--your one-stop, jargon-free guide to the properties, loads, stresses and tolerances of wood, steel and concrete members. The author's done all the heavy number-crunching for you, so you get instant, ready-to-apply data on: support reactions; bending and shear stresses; deflections; dead and live loads; snow and winds loads; wooden joists, headers and trusses; steel beams and columns; concrete slabs, footings and walls; and much more.

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Make Accurate Calculations And Cut Redesign Costs Dramatically In this indispensable reference for contractors, project managers, and other construction professionals, you get everything you need to save money by performing engineering calculations yourself with confidence. Complex engineering concepts and calculations are simplified with nontechnical formulas and explanations. And provided with valuable field calculations, you have the number crunching practically done for you. You can avoid expensive redesign fees by calculating changes yourself! Answers to residential construction's most vexing, frequently asked questions--including those on code and regulation compliance--can be found here. Experienced structural/civil engineer August W. Domel, Jr., delivers practical information and guidance on a wide range of topics, from concrete reinforcing to dead, live, snow, and wind loads--beginning with basics and ending with more advanced technical discussions. Main topics covered in this time--and money-saving field reference include: Stresses, tolerances, and loads; Materials, including structural steel, concrete, and wood; Codes, specifications, and recommendations; Steel members, beams, and columns; Wood members, joists, headers, and trusses; Concrete members, slabs, footings, and walls. Example computations and formulas will save you money!

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August W. Domel, Jr., Ph.D., S.E., P.E., is structural engineering manager at an engineering consulting firm specializing in construction-related legal issues and failure investigations. Also an adjunct professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology, he holds degrees in law and structural/civil engineering from Loyola University and the University of Chicago, respectively. Other books by Domel include Engineering for Contractors, Residential Contracting, and Legal Manual for Residential Construction. He resides in Dundee, Illinois.

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