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LRFD Steel Design
Synopses & Reviews
Steel Design covers the fundamentals of structural steel design with an emphasis on the design of members and their connections, rather than the integrated design of buildings. Not only is Steel Design a revision of LRFD Steel Design, it also encompasses the 2005 unification of LRFD and ASD as is covered in the Steel Construction Manual. The book is designed so that instructors can easily teach either LRFD or ASD, or both, time-permitting, as the differences in the two approaches are mostly conceptual. The application of fundamental principles is encouraged for design procedures as well as for practical design, but so is a theoretical approach, enhancing the students development. While the book is intended for junior-and senior-level engineering students, some of the later chapters can be used in graduate courses. Due to the changes that were made to many provisions of the Steel Construction Manual, practicing engineers will find this text useful in reviewing current practices and it will be an essential reference tool.
Book News Annotation:
This introductory textbook for undergraduate engineering students outlines the basic concepts in structural steel design, and discusses tension meters, compression members, beams, mean-columns, simple connections, eccentric connections, composite connections, and plate girders. Appendices cover plastic analysis and design, and structural steel design based on allowable stress. Black-and-white diagrams are prominently featured throughout. Segui teaches at the University of Memphis.
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This up-to-date text provides a practical, down-to-earth presentation of structural steel design that closely reflects ongoing changes in the AISC LRFD Specifications and the Manual of Steel Construction.
This up-to-date book includes the latest specification from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). The emphasis is on the design of building components in accordance with the provisions of the AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Specification and the LRFD Manual of Steel Construction. Without requiring students to have a knowledge of stability theory or statically indeterminate structures, the book maintains a balance of background material with applications.
About the Author
William T. Segui is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis where he began in 1968. He specializes in structural analysis and design. Segui is a Registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee, a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a member of the West Tennessee Structural Engineers Association Experience. He has authored books in LRFD Steel Design and Structural Steel as well as numerous journal articles.
Table of Contents
1. INTRODUCTION. Structural Design. Loads. Building Codes. Design Specifications. Structural Steel. Standard Cross-Sectional Shapes. 2. CONCEPTS IN STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN. Design Philosophies. American Institute of Steel Construction Specification. Load and Resistance Factors. Probabilistic Basis of Load and Resistance Factors. Manual of Steel Construction. Design Computations and Precision. 3. TENSION MEMBERS. Introduction. Design Strength. Effective Area. Staggered Fasteners. Block Shear. Design of Tension Members. Threaded Rods and Cables. Tension Members in Roof Trusses. Pin-Connected Members. 4. COMPRESSION MEMBERS. Definition. Column Theory. AISC Requirements. Design. More on Effective Length. Torsional and Flexural-Torsional Buckling. Built-up Members. 5. BEAMS. Introduction. Bending Stress and the Plastic Moment. Stability. Classification of Shapes. Bending Strength of Compact Shapes. Bending Strength of Noncompact Shapes. Summary of Moment Strength. Shear Strength. Deflection. Design. Floor and Roof Framing Systems. Holes in Beams. Open-web Steel Joists. Beam Bearing Plates and Column Base Plates. Biaxial Bending. Bending Strength of Various Shapes. 6. BEAM-COLUMNS. Definition. Interaction Formulas. Moment Amplification. Web Local Buckling in Beam-Columns. Braced Versus Unbraced Frames. Members in Braced Frames. Members in Unbraced Frames. Design of Beam-Columns. Trusses with Top Chord Loads Between Joints. 7. SIMPLE CONNECTIONS. Introduction. Bolted Shear Connections: Failure Modes. Bearing Strength, Spacing, and Edge-Distance Requirements. Common Bolts. High-Strength Bolts. Shear Strength of High-Strength Bolts. Slip-Critical Connections. High-Strength Bolts in Tension. Combined Shear and Tension in Fasteners. Welded Connections. Fillet Welds. 8. ECCENTRIC CONNECTIONS. Examples of Eccentric Connections. Eccentric Bolted Connections: Shear Only. Eccentric Bolted Connections: Shear Plus Tension. Eccentric Welded Connections: Shear Only. Eccentric Welded Connections: Shear Plus Tension. Moment-Resisting Connections. Column Stiffeners and Other Reinforcement. End-Plate Connections. Concluding Remarks. 9. COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION. Introduction. Shored Versus Unshored Construction. Effective Flange Width. Shear Connectors. Design. Deflections. Composite Beams with Formed Steel Deck. Tables for Composite Beam Analysis and Design. Continuous Beams. Composite Columns. 10. PLATE GIRDERS. Introduction. General Considerations. AISC Requirements. Flexural Strength. Shear Strength. Interaction of Flexure and Shear. Bearing Stiffeners. Design. APPENDIX A: PLASTIC ANALYSIS AND DESIGN. Introduction. AISC Requirements. Analysis. Design. Concluding Remarks. APPENDIX B: STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN BASED ON ALLOWABLE STRESS. Introduction. Tension Members. Compression Members. Beams. Beam-Columns. Concluding Remarks.
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