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Theory of Structures

Marti, Peter

Theory of Structures

Fundamentals, Framed Structures, Plates and Shells

March 2013
  • XVI, 680 pages
  • 526 figures
  • 26 tables
  • Hardcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-02991-6

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This book is a comprehensive manual for analysing framed structures as well as plates and shells using elastic and plastic theory. It forms a work of reference for a multitude of problems encountered in everyday structural engineering.

About the author

Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Peter Marti has been professor for theory of structures and structural design at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich since 1990, lecturing in theory of structures and structural concrete. Peter Marti has served as chairman on various technical commissions, e.g. ACI-ASCE Joint Committee 445 "Shear and Torsion" and fib Commission 4 "Modelling of Structural Behaviour and Design". He was also president of Swiss standards commission SIA 162 "Concrete structures", project manager for "Swisscodes" and president of the Society for the Art of Civil Engineering. In his role as consulting engineer, reviewer and jury member for competitions, he is responsible for many challenging building, bridge and tunnel projects.