Essential Knowledge Text No. 7. Traditional structural materials

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This Text presents the most traditional and familiar structural materials: steel, concrete, masonry, timber and glass.
Material data are presented followed by a summary of the specific manufacturing techniques and key material characteristics that must be understood in order to make safe and best use of their engineering properties. Recommended resources for further reading are also provided.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages51
Specialist publicationThe Essential Knowledge Series
PublisherInstitution of Structural Engineers
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2016


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