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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley (April 10 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047063376X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470633762
  • Product Dimensions: 22.4 x 2.2 x 28.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 862 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #584,205 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

Ramsey Dabby is Chief Architect for the New York City Fire Department and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Architecture at New York City College of Technology (CUNY). He is a registered architect in New York and New Jersey with forty years of architectural experience in the private and public sectors.

Ashwani Bedi is a Structural Engineer with the New York City Department of Design and Construction and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Structures at both New York City College of Technology (CUNY) and New York University. In addition to being a professional engineer in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland, he is also a Chartered Engineer in India. He has more than twenty years of varied engineering experience with acclaimed national and international consulting firms in the fields of structural design, CAD, and computer-aided analysis.

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By kevin rebelo on Sept. 16 2014
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Learned more from this book then from my damn professor.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
great book March 12 2014
By mike - Published on
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I was struggling with this subject matter under a professor that insisted on using complicated methods. Use this book and you'll survive structures.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Loved this book! Loved Dabby as a professor. Jan. 10 2014
By R. Hill - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This was the clearest presentation of Structures for architecture students that I had found among several different texts. Some were more calculus-based, which works for some, but this was conceptually based and conducive to visual learning. I had him as professor and absolutely loved the class but unfortunately lost the book to a borrower who never returned it.
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Perfect for students Jan. 30 2013
By Bill Berensmann - Published on
Format: Hardcover
A clear, easily understood text, perfect for the student being exposed to Structural Design for the first time. Explanations and diagrams provide a clarity rarely found in technical publications. If you are interested in architectural structure this is the perfect guide for the layman or professional.
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Extremely Helpful for Architects Sept. 6 2012
By Jonathan David - Published on
Format: Hardcover
Took a course taught by Ashwani for the Structural Systems portion of the ARE exam. The instruction during the course was fantastic. As a soon to be registered architect, not only did I feel well prepared for the exam, but I also feel much more confident in my career.
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Good Book March 19 2013
By Marlon Cox - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Very good book. Easy to understand and clearly written. The writers did a good job of conveying the message so that we understood it clearly.