The Stone Skeleton

Author: Jacques Heyman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521629632
Release Date: 1997-07-03
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Cambridge's Jacques Heyman provides a thorough and intuitive understanding of masonry structures, such as arch bridges, Greek temples, and Gothic cathedrals. Although his approach is firmly scientific, Heyman does not use complex mathematics. Instead, he introduces the basis of masonry analysis, then considers individual structures, through lucid and informative text. 5 photos. 100 line diagrams. 3 tables.

Mauerwerk Kalender 2015

Author: Wolfram Jäger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783433605318
Release Date: 2015-05-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Die bauaufsichtliche Einführung des Eurocode 6 ist für 2015 geplant. Der diesjährige Mauerwerk-Kalender befasst sich deshalb ergänzend zu den Ausgaben von 2012 und 2014 mit vertiefenden Fragestellungen der Bemessung. Einen weiteren Schwerpunkt bildet entsprechend seiner zunehmenden Bedeutung das Bauen im Bestand. Anspruchsvolle Instandsetzungsprojekte werden vorgestellt und das Tragverhalten historischer Bausubstanz wird erörtert. Daneben gibt ein Beitrag einen Ausblick auf die geplante Weiterentwicklung der Energieeinsparverordnung. Wie gewohnt werden auch im 40. Jahrgang sämtliche zulassungsbedürftige Neuentwicklungen und die Baustoffeigenschaften aller Mauerwerkarten, Mauersteine und Mauermörtel mit der Aktualität eines Jahrbuches vorgestellt.

Persian Architectural Heritage

Author: Mehrdad Hejazi
Publisher: WIT Press
ISBN: 9781784660703
Release Date: 2014-12-08
Genre: Architecture

During its long history Persian culture has played a fundamental role in, and has made major contributions to, human civilisation. During the last few decades, scholarly interest in Persian culture, including its history, archaeology, art and architecture, has accelerated research into Persian cultural heritage. Scientific studies have provided information about knowledge on which Persian traditional buildings are based and methodologies used for their preservation. This book gives comprehensive information about Persian architectural heritage for scholars, students and practicing engineers in civil, structural, architectural, hydraulic, and restoration engineering, and other related disciplines.

Persian Architectural Heritage

Author: M. M. Hejazi
Publisher: WIT Press
ISBN: 9781845648824
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Genre: Architecture

During its long history Persian culture has played a fundamental role in, and has made major contributions to, human civilisation. During the last few decades, scholarly interest in Persian culture, including its history, archaeology, art and architecture, has accelerated research into Persian cultural heritage. Scientific studies have provided information about knowledge on which Persian traditional buildings are based and methodologies used for their preservation. This book gives comprehensive information about Persian architectural heritage for scholars, students and practicing engineers in civil, structural, architectural, hydraulic, and restoration engineering, and other related disciplines. The book focuses on the structural features of heritage architecture. It describes the construction materials used in architectural heritage structures, traditional construction technology and structural analysis of architectural heritage, arches, vaults, and domes. The book is not only a reference work but also contains theory written in such a way that it appeals to practising engineers, as well as students and researchers.

Mechanics of Masonry Structures

Author: Maurizio Angelillo
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783709117743
Release Date: 2014-03-20
Genre: Science

The experience of people working with different perspectives in different fields of masonry modeling, from mathematics to applied engineering and practice, is brought together in this book. It presents both the theoretical background and an overview of the state-of-the-art in static and dynamic masonry modeling.

Essays on the History of Mechanics

Author: Antonio Becchi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783034880916
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science

The history of mechanics, and more particularly, the history of mechanics applied to constructions, constitutes a field of research that is relatively recent. This volume, together with the recent publication "Towards a History of Construction", is intended as an homage to the two eminent scholars who made a determinant contribution to the history of mechanics: Edoardo Benvenuto and Clifford Truesdell.

Transactions of the Royal Historical Society Volume 13

Author: Janet L. Nelson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521830761
Release Date: 2003-12-18
Genre: Architecture

The Transactions of the Royal Historical Society publish an annual collection of major articles representing some of the best historical research by some of the world's most distinguished historians. Volume thirteen of the sixth series includes the following articles: Presidential Address: England and the Continent in the ninth century: Vikings and Others; According to ancient custom: the restoration of altars in the Restoration Church of England; Einhard: the sinner and the saints; Migrants, immigrants and welfare from the Old Poor Law to the Welfare State; Jack Tar and the gentleman officer: the role of uniform in shaping the class- and gender-related identities of British naval personnel, 1930–1939; Writing fornication: medieval Leyrwite and its historians; Resistance, reprisal and community in Occupied France, 1941–1944. There is also a themed section which looks at 'Architecture and History'.

The Engineering of Medieval Cathedrals

Author: Lynn Towery Courtenay
Publisher: Variorum
ISBN: 0860787508
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Architecture

Focusing on the engineering of medieval cathedrals, this text covers areas such as historiography and scope, medieval builders and their methods, structural archaeology and engineering analysis, and roof, towers and spires.