Structural Steel Design

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This best selling text has been fully updated to conform to the latest American Manual of Steel Construction. The material is presented in an easy-to-read student-friendly style. BothLoad and Resistance Factor Design(LRFD) and Allowable Stress Design(ASD) are now covered and calculations are worked out side-by-side to allow for easy identification of the different methods.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Structural Steel Design
Advantages of Steel as a Structural Material
Disadvantages of Steel as a Structural Material
Early uses of Iron and Steel
Steel Sections
Metric Units
Cold-Formed Light-Gage Steel Shapes
Steel-Strain Relationships in Structural Steel
Modern Structural Steels
Uses of High-Strength Steel
Measurement of Toughness
Jumbo Sections
Lamellar Tearing
Furnishing of Structural Steel
The Work of the Structural Designer
Responsibilities of the Structural Designer
Economical Design of Steel Members
Failure of Structures
Handling and Shipping Structural Steel
Calculation Accuracy
Computers and Structural Design
Specifications, Loads, and Methods of Design.
Specifications and Building Codes
Dead Loads
Live Loads
Environmental Loads
Loads and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and Allowable Design (ASD)
Normal Strengths
Two Methods for Doing the Same Thing
Computation of Loads for LRFD and ASD
Computing Combined Loads with LRFD Expressions
Computing Combined Loads with ASD Expressions
Discussion of Sizes of Load Factors and Safety Factors
Authors Comment
Analysis of Tension Members
Nominal Strengths of Tension
Net Areas
Effect of Staggered Holes
Effective Net Areas
Connecting Elements for Tension Members
Block Shear
Design of Tension Members
Selection of Sections
Built-Up Tension Members
Rods and Bars
Pin-Connected Members
Designs for Fatigue Loads
Introduction to Axially Loaded Compression Members.
Sections used for columns
Development of Column Formulas
The Euler Formula
End Restraint and Effective Length of Columns
Stiffened and Unstiffened Elements
Long, Short, and Intermediate
Column Formulas
Maximum Slenderness Ratios
Example Problems
Design of Axially Loaded Tension Members.
AISC Design Tables
Column Splices
Built-Up Columns
Built- Up Columns with Components in Contact with each other
Connection Requirements for Built-Up Columns Whose Components are in Contact with Each other
Built-Up Columns with Components not in Contact with Each Other
Introductory Remarks Concerning Flexural-Torsional Buckling of Compression Members
Single-Angle Compression Members
Sections Containing Slender Elements
Design of Axially Loaded Compression Members Continued
Further Discussion of Effective Lengths
Frames Meeting Alignment Chart Assumptions
Frames not meeting Alignments Chart Assumptions
Stiffness-Reduction Factors
Columns Leaning on Each Other for In-Plane Design
Base Plates for Concentrically Loaded Columns
Introduction to Beams.
Types of Beans
Sections used as Beams
Bending Stresses
Plastic Hinges
Elastic Design
The Plastic Modulus
Theory of Plastic Analysis
The Collapse Mechanism
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