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Miscellaneous Structure Types

  • Judith J. Stalnaker
  • Ernest C. Harris
Part of the VNR Structural Engineering Series book series (VNRSES)

Abstract

Light-frame construction, pole buildings, and timber bridges were introduced in Chapter 1 but essentially ignored thereafter. Each of these deserves further attention, so this chapter covers them in greater detail. It also introduces the subject of wood foundations. Design features of the other principal building types (heavy timber, and post and beam) have already been discussed.

Keywords

Bridge Deck Wind Load Live Load Wheel Load Allowable Stress 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith J. Stalnaker
    • 1
  • Ernest C. Harris
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Colorado at DenverDenverUSA

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