A new edition of this introductory text for undergraduate students of civil engineering, building, surveying and architecture. It deals with the topics of structural analysis, materials and design, and introduces all three topics in an integrated way so that the reader can quickly tackle the exciting task of designing real structures. This new edition includes two new chapters on Indeterminate Structures and Computer Methods, and Torsion.
DEREK SEWARD is a Lecturer in Engineering at Lancaster University. He began his career as a design engineer; and has previously worked as a principal engineer (structures) for a local authority.