Essential Knowledge Text No.6 Introduction to structural materials

Author: M. Evernden

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1 May 2016

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Essential Knowledge Text No.6 Introduction to structural materials

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Essential Knowledge Text No.6 Introduction to structural materials
Date published

1 May 2016

Author

M. Evernden

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Standard: £15

Member (non-Student): £9.75

Member (Student/Graduate/Academic Community): Free

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Author

M. Evernden

This text explains the importance of a knowledge of materials in structural engineering; providing guidance on material selection for use in construction,
significant structural and mechanical properties, and the treatment of materials in current design philosophy.

This Text explains the importance of a knowledge of materials in structural engineering. It presents:


• Guidance on material selection for use in construction
• Significant structural and mechanical properties that need to be considered in structural engineering
• Treatment of materials in current design philosophy


The application of these thought processes is necessary when specifying and using structural
materials. Their use is illustrated through a short case study of the 2012 Olympic Velodrome.

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