Jonathan Ochshorn's Structural Elements for Architects and Builders, Third Edition
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Contents | 1. Introduction to structural design | 2. Loads | 3. Wood | 4. Steel | 5. Reinforced concrete
Introduction to loads | Dead loads | Live loads | Environmental loads | Design approaches | Ch. 2 Appendix
Chapter 2: Loads
There are three broad categories of loads on building structures: dead loads, live loads and "environmental" loads.
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