Simplified Building Design for Wind and Earthquake Forces by James Ambrose
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Simplified Building Design for Wind and Earthquake Forces
By James Ambrose

Simplified Building Design for Wind and Earthquake Forces

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Simplified Building Design for Wind and Earthquake Forces by James Ambrose

Book Description

Contains practical, easy-to-read explanations regarding the issues and problems encountered in designing for these natural disasters. This edition includes important code updates from the 1994 Uniform Building Code as well as more detailed information on engineering computations and lateral force construction. Increased attention is paid to the relationship between building design and seismic response. Features a discussion of the latest CAD products for lateral design work. Serves as a major reference for anyone preparing for seismic and wind design test sections of State Board Examinations (for licensing purposes).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471192114
ISBN-10: 0471192112
Format: Paperback
(252mm x 177mm x 25mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 6-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Ambrose

JAMES AMBROSE is Editor of the Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides. He has practiced as an architect in CaLifornia and Illinois, and as a structural engineer in Illinois. He recently retired as professor of architecture at the University of Southern California. DIMITRY VERGUN is a practicing structural engineer who teaches part-time at the University of Southern California.

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