Structure (construction)

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Structure of a half-timbered house

In the building industry, supporting structure is a term for the overall static system of supporting members, which are decisive for the stability of a structure .

The structure of a building usually consists of ceilings , beams , columns , walls and the foundation .

The structural analysis has two large groups of structures:

See also


  • Kurt Beyer , Käte Beyer: The statics in reinforced concrete construction. A teaching and manual for structural engineering . 2nd Edition. Springer Verlag, Berlin / Heidelberg 1956.
  • Konstantin Meskouris , Erwin Hake: Statics of the rod structures: Introduction to structural theory. 2nd edition, Springer, Berlin 2009, ISBN 978-3-540-88992-2 .
  • Konstantin Meskouris, Erwin Hake: Statik der Flächentragwerke: Introduction with many calculated examples, 2nd edition, Springer, Berlin 2007. ISBN 978-3-540-72623-4 .
  • Jörg Schneider: Safety and reliability in construction. Basic knowledge for engineers . University publisher at the ETH Zurich, Zurich 1994, ISBN 3-7281-2167-3 .
  • Karl-Eugen Kurrer : The History of the Theory of Structures. Searching for Equilibrium , Ernst & Sohn , Berlin 2018, ISBN 978-3-433-03229-9 .

Web links

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