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Structural Stability: Theory and Implementation is a practical work that provides engineers and students in structural engineering or structured mechanics with the background needed to make the transition from fundamental theory to practical design rules and computer implementation. Beginning with the basic principles of structural stability and basic governing equations,Structural Stability is a concise and comprehensive introduction that applies the principles and theory of structural stability (which are the basis for structural steel design) to the solution of practical building frame design problems. Special features include:

  • modern theories of structural stability of members and frames, and a discussion of how these theories may be utilized to provide design rules and calculation techniques for design
  • important governing equations and the classical solutions used in design processes
  • examples of analytical and numerical methods selected as the most useful and practically applicable methods available
  • detailed information on the stability design rules of the 1986 AISC/LRFD Specifications for the design, fabrication, and erection of structural steel for buildings
  • dual units (SI and English) with most of the material presented in a non-dimensional format
  • fully worked examples, end-of-chapter problems, answers to selected problems, and clear illustrations and tables

Am outstandingly practical resource, Structural Stability offers the reader an understanding of the fundamental principles and theory of structural stability not only in an idealized, perfectly elastic system, but also in an inelastic, imperfect system representative of the actual structural systems encountered in engineering practice.

About the Author

W. F. Chen teaches at Purdue University and serves on the SSRC Executive Committee and the AISC Committee on Specifications. He has been chairman of several ASCE committees; has authored and co-authored several textbooks and monographs; and is the recipient of seven professional awards.

 

E. M. Lui currently teaches at Syracuse University. He is a member of the AISC, the ACI, and the AAM; has published several papers on structural stability; and is the 1986 recipient of the Outstanding Young Man of America Award.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135005392
Author:
Chen, Wai-Kai
Author:
Lui, E. M.
Author:
Chen, Wai-Kai
Author:
Chen, Wai-Fah
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Subject:
Engineering - Civil
Subject:
Structural stability
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Structural
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 1]
Publication Date:
April 1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xvii, 490 p.
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.3 in 658 gr

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