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Wolfgang Augustus Schueller

architect , Professor , writer , structural engineer

Wolfgang Augustus Schueller, architectural educator, writer. Achievements include research, author of five books, presentation of papers, book critiques, seminars, and workshops on relationship between building science, structures in particular, and architecture in the United States, India, China, and Thailand. He has given public lectures in the United States, Japan, India, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, China, Guatemala, etc.

Background

Wolfgang Schueller, P.E., is a licensed structural engineer, an architect, and a retired professor of architecture. His experience in industry includes the design and construction of apartment buildings, industrial buildings, subsurface structures and bridges in the United States and abroad. His teaching positions include full professorships at the schools of architecture of Syracuse University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), and the University of Florida, as well as visiting professorships at several foreign universities. He holds undergraduate degrees in civil engineering, architectural engineering, and architecture. He received his M.S.C.E. in structures from Lehigh University. He is a member of the honor societies Phi Kappa Phi and Tau Beta Pi; he is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Who's Who in American Education, and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering. He has presented papers, written book critiques, delivered seminars and public lectures on various topics on the relationship between design engineering – structural engineering in particular – and architecture, in the USA as well as in numerous countries in Asia. He has given workshops at several Chinese and Indian universities on: The Building Support Structure in Architecture: a visual analysis and design of structures with computers using SAP2000.

Among other publications, his previous books include

• High-Rise Building Structures (Wiley 1977), 274 pages

• High-Rise Building Structures , 2nd ed. (Krieger 1986), 274 pages

• Horizontal-Span Building Structures (Wiley 1983), 594 pages

• The Vertical Building Structure (Van Nostrand Reinhold 1990), 658pp.

• The Design of Building Structures (Prentice Hall 1996), 868 pages

• Building Support Structures, Analysis and Design with SAP2000 Software, with attached CD (Computers and Structures Inc.(http://www.csiamerica.com), Walnut Creek, CA, 2009), 618 pages

• Building Support Structures, Analysis and Design with SAP2000 Software, 2nd ed., eBook by Wolfgang Schueller, 2015. The SAP2000V15 Examples and Problems SDB files are available on the Computers & Structures, Inc. (CSI) website: http://www.csiamerica.com/go/schueller

• The Design of Building Structures (Vol.1, Vol. 2), rev. ed., PDF eBook by Wolfgang Schueller, 2016, published originally by Prentice Hall, 1996, 868 pages

• Several lectures in support of the books are available at the Scribd Library (https://www.scribd.com/wolfschueller ) as well as LinkedIn SlideShare

His books have been translated into several languages.

In his books, Professor Schueller introduces approximate structural analysis and design methods, to develop an understanding of structure building systems and their behavior under various types of load action. I his last book the approximate solutions are checked with the professional software SAP2000®.

Education

Diploma in Civil Engineering, Aachen University Applied Sci., Germany, 1960; Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering with honors, North Dakota State University, 1966; Master of Science in Civil Engineering in Structural Engineering, Lehigh University, 1968; BArch, Syracuse University, 1971; Registered professional engineer, New York , Pennsylvania.

Career

Supervisor construction, structural engineer Hochtief A.G., Munich and Essen, Federal Republic of Germany, 1960-1963; structural designer Green Blanksteen Russel Associates, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Can., 1963-1964; structural engineer Pioneer Service and Engineering Company, Chicago, 1966-1967, Richardson, Gordon Associates, Pittsburgh, 1968-1969; professor architecture Syracuse U (New York ), 1971-1982, Virginia Poly. Institute, Blacksburg, 1982-1994, University Florida, Gainesville, 1994—2000; Visiting professor Ministry University Affairs, Thailand, 1996, Suzhou University, China, 1999, 2001, Manipal Institute Tech., India, 2001, China University Mining Tech., Xuxhou, China, 2002, Xuxhou, 03, LiaoNing Tech. University, Fuxin, China, 2002, Chongqing University, China, 2003, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 2003, Hebei University Tech., Tianjin, China, 2004, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, 2005, Beijing University Tech., 2005, Aoyojan School Architect, University Rajasthan, Jaipur, India, 2006, Jamia Millia Jalamia Central University, New Delhi, 2006, Beijing Institute Civil Engineering and Architect, 2007; Author: Highrise Building Structures, 1977, Horizontal-Span Building Structures, 1983, The Vertical Building Structure, 1990, The Design of Building Structures, 1996, Building Support Structures. Analysis and Design with SAP2000 Software, 2007.

Achievements

  • research, author of five books, presentation of papers, workshops, book critiques, seminars, and public lects. on relationship between building science, structures in particular, and architecture in the United States, Japan, India, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, China, Guatemala and Thaila

  • Among other publications, his previous books include

    • High-Rise Building Structures (Wiley 1977), 274 pages

    • High-Rise Building Structures , 2nd ed. (Krieger 1986), 274 pages

    • Horizontal-Span Building Structures (Wiley 1983), 594 pages

    • The Vertical Building Structure (Van Nostrand Reinhold 1990), 658pp.

    • The Design of Building Structures (Prentice Hall 1996), 868 pages

    • Building Support Structures, Analysis and Design with SAP2000 Software, with attached CD (Computers and Structures Inc.(http://www.csiamerica.com), Walnut Creek, CA, 2009), 618 pages

    • Building Support Structures, Analysis and Design with SAP2000 Software, 2nd ed., eBook by Wolfgang Schueller, 2015. The SAP2000V15 Examples and Problems SDB files are available on the CSI website: http://www.csiamerica.com/go/schueller

    • The Design of Building Structures (Vol.1, Vol. 2), rev. ed., PDF eBook by Wolfgang Schueller, 2016, published originally by Prentice Hall, 1996, 868 pages

    • Several lectures in support of the books are available at the Scribd Library (https://www.scribd.com/wolfschueller ) as well as in LinkedIn SlideShare

    His books have been translated into several languages.

Religion

Roman Catholic

Membership

  • American Society of Civil Engineers , USA

  • National Society Archtl.Engrs. , USA

  • Society for History of Tech. , USA

  • Council on Tall Bldgs. and Urban Habitat , USA

  • Sigma Xi , USA

  • Phi Kappa Phi , USA

  • Tau Beta Pi. , USA