Galambos, Theodore V. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Materials and components
- Design of structures
- Performance-based design
- Additional Readings
An arrangement of designed components that provides strength and stiffness to a built artifact such as a building, bridge, dam, automobile, airplane, or missile. The artifact itself is often referred to as a structure, even though its primary function is not to support but, for example, to house people, contain water, or transport goods. See also: Airplane; Automobile; Bridge; Buildings; Dam
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