About the Author | p. v |

Preface | p. xi |

Introduction | p. 3 |

Structural Design | p. 3 |

Loads | p. 6 |

Building Codes | p. 7 |

Design Specifications | p. 7 |

Structural Steel | p. 8 |

Standard Cross-Sectional Shapes | p. 12 |

Problems | p. 17 |

Concepts in Structural Steel Design | p. 21 |

Design Philosophies | p. 21 |

American Institute of Steel Construction Specification | p. 23 |

Load Factors, Resistance Factors, and Load Combinations for LRFD | p. 24 |

Safety Factors and Load Combinations for ASD | p. 26 |

Probabilistic Basis of Load and Resistance Factors | p. 30 |

Steel Construction Manual | p. 34 |

Design Computations and Precision | p. 36 |

Problems | p. 38 |

Tension Members | p. 41 |

Introduction | p. 41 |

Tensile Strength | p. 42 |

Effective Area | p. 50 |

Staggered Fasteners | p. 57 |

Block Shear | p. 64 |

Design of Tension Members | p. 67 |

Threaded Rods and Cables | p. 76 |

Tension Members in Roof Trusses | p. 79 |

Pin-Connected Members | p. 88 |

Problems | p. 90 |

Compression Members | p. 109 |

Introduction | p. 109 |

Column Theory | p. 110 |

AISC Requirements | p. 117 |

Local Stability | p. 121 |

Tables for Compression Members | p. 130 |

Design | p. 132 |

More on Effective Length | p. 138 |

Torsional and Flexural-Torsional Buckling | p. 155 |

Built-Up Members | p. 162 |

Problems | p. 171 |

Beams | p. 189 |

Introduction | p. 189 |

Bending Stress and the Plastic Moment | p. 190 |

Stability | p. 196 |

Classification of Shapes | p. 198 |

Bending Strength of Compact Shapes | p. 199 |

Bending Strength of Noncompact Shapes | p. 211 |

Summary of Moment Strength | p. 215 |

Shear Strength | p. 216 |

Deflection | p. 224 |

Design | p. 226 |

Floor and Roof Framing Systems | p. 239 |

Holes in Beams | p. 245 |

Open-Web Steel Joists | p. 248 |

Beam Bearing Plates and Column Base Plates | p. 251 |

Biaxial Bending | p. 265 |

Bending Strength of Various Shapes | p. 276 |

Problems | p. 281 |

Beam-Columns | p. 299 |

Definition | p. 299 |

Interaction Formulas | p. 300 |

Methods of Analysis for Required Strength | p. 305 |

The Moment Amplification Method | p. 307 |

Braced versus Unbraced Frames | p. 310 |

Members in Braced Frames | p. 311 |

Members in Unbraced Frames | p. 327 |

Design of Beam-Columns | p. 339 |

Trusses with Top-Chord Loads Between Joints | p. 358 |

Problems | p. 363 |

Simple Connections | p. 377 |

Introduction | p. 377 |

Bolted Shear Connections: Failure Modes | p. 380 |

Bearing Strength, Spacing, and Edge-Distance Requirements | p. 382 |

Shear Strength | p. 388 |

Installation of High-Strength Bolts | p. 394 |

Slip-Critical and Bearing-Type Connections | p. 396 |

Design Examples | p. 402 |

High-Strength Bolts in Tension | p. 416 |

Combined Shear and Tension in Fasteners | p. 428 |

Welded Connections | p. 441 |

Fillet Welds 443 Problems | p. 461 |

Eccentric Connections | p. 477 |

Examples of Eccentric Connections | p. 477 |

Eccentric Bolted Connections: Shear Only | p. 478 |

Eccentric Bolted Connections: Shear Plus Tension | p. 491 |

Eccentric Welded Connections: Shear Only | p. 496 |

Eccentric Welded Connections: Shear Plus Tension | p. 511 |

Moment-Resisting Connections | p. 519 |

Column Stiffeners and Other Reinforcement | p. 536 |

End Plate Connections | p. 558 |

Concluding Remarks | p. 572 |

Problems | p. 572 |

Composite Construction | p. 593 |

Introduction | p. 593 |

Shored versus Unshored Construction | p. 604 |

Effective Flange Width | p. 606 |

Steel Headed Stud Anchors | p. 610 |

Design | p. 613 |

Deflections | p. 620 |

Composite Beams with Formed Steel Deck | p. 624 |

Tables for Composite Beam Analysis and Design | p. 636 |

Continuous Beams | p. 644 |

Composite Columns | p. 645 |

Problems | p. 655 |

Plate Girders | p. 665 |

Introduction | p. 665 |

General Considerations | p. 667 |

AISC Requirements for Proportions of Plate Girders | p. 670 |

Flexural Strength | p. 672 |

Shear Strength | p. 675 |

Bearing Stiffeners | p. 680 |

Design 695 Problems | p. 713 |

Appendix Plastic Analysis and Design | p. 718 |

Introduction | p. 718 |

AISC Requirements | p. 720 |

Analysis | p. 721 |

Design | p. 726 |

Concluding Remarks | p. 729 |

References | p. 730 |

Answers to Selected Problems | p. 735 |

Index | p. 739 |

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