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ELIMINATE COSTLY AND POTENTIALLY DISASTEROUS CONCEPUTAL ERRORS IN YOUR NEXT STRUCTURAL DESIGN

Make sure your next building project is free of the conceptual errors that can cause structural failure with McGraw Hill's Building Anatomy: An Illustrated Guide to How Structures Work.

Packed with a wealth of informative diagrams and illustrations, this essential volume drills deep into the concepts behind structural systems to give you a critical understanding of how they work. From potential loads, load combinations, and superstructure to lateral support systems, foundations, and site soil and geology, Building Anatomy can help you design structures that will stand the test of time.

Written in clear, easy-to-understand language by an award-winning architect and professor, Building Anatomy delivers easy access to critical information, to help you:

  • Select structural systems based on the pros and cons of each system
  • Size and arrange major structural components
  • Identify concerns for each type of structural system
  • Anticipate probable failure scenarios
  • Explain each system's behavior under loads such as seismic and wind
  • Understand construction issues encountered during fabrication and erection of each structure type
  • And more!

With its critical information, comprehensive coverage, and indispensable illustrations, Building Anatomy delivers the nuts-and-bolts guidance you need to avoid conceptual mistakes during structural design. You can't afford to work without it!

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Years of disaster site studies have revealed that structures fail due to
conceptual, rather than mathematical, errors. This introduction is packed
with illustrations and explains the concepts of what works and what doesn't
in structural systems.

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Eliminate Costly and Potentially Disastrous Conceptual Errors in Your Next
Structural Design
Make sure your next building project is free of the conceptual errors that
can cause structural failure with McGraw-Hill's Building Anatomy: An
Illustrated Guide to How Structures Work.

Packed with a wealth of informative diagrams and illustrations, this
essential volume drills deep into the concepts behind structural systems to
give you a critical understanding of how they work. From potential loads,
load combinations, and superstructure to lateral support systems,
foundations, and site soil and geology, Building Anatomy delivers easy
access to critical information, to help you:

Select structural systems based on the pros and cons of each system
Size and arrange major structural components
Identify concerns for each type of structural system
Anticipate probable failure scenarios
Explain each system's behavior under loads such as seismic and wind
Understand construction issues encountered during fabrication and erection
of each structural type
And more!

With its critical information, comprehensive coverage, and indispensable
illustrations, Building Anatomy delivers the nuts-and-bolts guidance you
need to avoid conceptual mistakes during structural design. You can't
afford to work without it!

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