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Structural Design for the Stage

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First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Dedication
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Preface
  8. 1 Overview
    1. Purpose
    2. Contents
    3. Scope
  9. 2 Forces, Stresses, and Strains
    1. Introduction
    2. Forces
    3. Moments
    4. Equilibrium
    5. Stresses
    6. Elasticity and Strain
    7. Chapter 2 Lessons
  10. 3 Stress Analysis for Beams
    1. Introduction
    2. Reactions
    3. Shear Diagrams
    4. Horizontal Shear
    5. Moment Diagrams
    6. Overhangs and Cantilevers
    7. Case Formulas
    8. Chapter 3 Lessons
  11. 4 Geometric Properties
    1. Introduction
    2. The Neutral Axis, Centroid, and “c”
    3. Moment of Inertia
    4. Transferring Moments of Inertia
    5. Radius of Gyration
    6. Section Modulus
    7. The Flexure Formula
    8. Chapter 4 Lessons
  12. 5 Sawn Lumber Beam Design
    1. Introduction
    2. Wood and Its Properties
    3. Basic Beam Design Tests and Their Specifications
    4. Beam Design
    5. Notching Sawn Lumber Beams
    6. Built-Up Beams
    7. Chapter 5 Lessons
  13. 6 Wood Column Analysis and Design
    1. Introduction
    2. Euler’s Equation
    3. Calculating the Allowable Compressive Stress
    4. Steps in Column Design
    5. Odd-Shaped Columns
    6. Chapter 6 Lessons
  14. 7 Combined Loading for Wood Members
    1. Introduction
    2. Single Axis Bending and Axial Tension
    3. Single Axis Bending and Axial Compression
    4. Eccentric Loading
    5. Biaxial Bending
    6. Chapter 7 Lessons
  15. 8 Steel Beam Design
    1. Introduction
    2. Steel and Its Properties
    3. Steel Shapes
    4. Steel Beam Design
    5. Chapter 8 Lessons
  16. 9 Steel Column Analysis and Design
    1. Introduction
    2. Slenderness Ratio Criteria for Steel Columns
    3. Determining Allowable Compressive Stress, Fa
    4. Determining the Allowable Load, Pall
    5. Steps in Steel Column Design
    6. Single Angle Columns
    7. Chapter 9 Lessons
  17. 10 Combined Loading for Steel Members
    1. Introduction
    2. Single Axis Bending and Axial Tension
    3. Single Axis Bending and Axial Compression
    4. Eccentric Loading
    5. Biaxial Bending
    6. Biaxial Bending and Axial Compression
    7. Chapter 10 Lessons
  18. 11 Trusses and Cables
    1. Introduction
    2. Trusses
    3. Truss Analysis: Method of Joints
    4. Truss Construction
    5. Cables
    6. Point Load Cable Systems
    7. Curved Cable Systems
    8. Chapter 11 Lessons
  19. 12 Plywood Design
    1. Introduction
    2. Design Values
    3. Grading/Selection
    4. Designing for Uniform Loads
    5. Examples
    6. Stressed-Skin Panels
    7. Chapter 12 Lessons
  20. Appendices
    1. A. Math Review
    2. B. Case Formulas
    3. C. Geometric Properties
    4. D. Sawn Lumber Reference Values
    5. E. Steel Reference Values
    6. F. Plywood Reference Values
    7. G. Useful Information
    8. H. Nomenclature
    9. I. Answers to Even Numbered Problems
  21. Works Cited
  22. Index