Offers a comprehensive review of structural topics and helps you prepare successfully for the General Structures and Lateral Forces divisions on NCARB's Architect Registration Examination (ARE). Hundreds of examples, illustrations, and tables enhance the text and 160 multiple-choice practice problems with solutions help you determine areas where you need additional study. This sixth edition is updated to reflect the 2003 "International Building Code" which is referenced on the exam. The chapters that were updated from the fifth edition are: Ch. 2: Loads on Buildings Ch. 8: Building Code Requirements on Structural Design Ch. 9: some minor changes due to updates reflecting the "National Design Specifications for Wood Construction" (NDS) 2001. Ch. 13: Lateral Forces--Wind Ch. 14: Lateral Forces--EarthquakesO'Hara, Steven E. is the author of 'Architecture Exam Review Structural Topics' with ISBN 9781591260332 and ISBN 1591260337.