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Structural Steel Designer's Handbookby Roger L. Brockenbrough
Synopses & Reviews
Fully updated for the latest building and design codes, standards, and specifications, this invaluable working tool and one-of-a-kind reference offers complete coverage of the design of steel structures
Now in its Fifth Edition, Structural Steel Designers Handbook continues to provide designers of steel structures with a convenient, single source of information to facilitate the practical design of steel structures. The work begins with a concise yet comprehensive discourse on the properties of structural steel and the fundamentals of fabrications and erection. It continues with the presentation of modern structural design methods applicable to buildings and other structures, such as roof systems and bridges of various types. The book covers the design of membersbeams, columns, and tension componentsand of bolted and welded connections. Reference is made to the governing design codes throughout.
New to this Edition
Properties of Structural Steels and Effects of Steelmaking and Fabrication; Fabrication and Erection; Connections; Building Codes, Loads, and Fire Protection; Criteria for Building Design; Design of Building Members; Floor and Roof Systems; Lateral-Force Design; Cold-Formed Steel Design; Highway Bridge Design Criteria; Railroad Bridge Design Criteria; Beam and Girder Bridges; Truss Bridges; Arch Bridges; Cable-Suspended Bridges
Book News Annotation:
For engineers, designers, and architects, this comprehensive volume provides detailed information on technical specifications for designing buildings, industrial structures, and bridges, using steel members. The handbooks covers topics such as properties of structural steel and manufacturing processes; fabrication and erection; connections, loads, building codes and fire protection; design of building members; floor and roof systems; lateral force designs; highway bridge design criteria; rail bridge design; and beam and girder, truss, cable and arch bridges. Notated technical drawings are included throughout and the material is formatted and indexed for easy reference. The work is authored by a team of contributors, all of whom are experienced practicing engineers with major building and design firms. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A Complete and Current Guide to Structural Steel Design
Fully updated with the most recent design codes, standards, and specifications, Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, Fifth Edition, provides a convenient, single source of the latest information essential to the practical design of steel structures.
This comprehensive volume begins by covering the properties of structural steel and the fundamentals of fabrication and erection. Modern structural design methods applicable to buildings and other structures, such as roof systems and various types of bridges, are presented. Details on the design of members--beams, columns, and tension components--and of bolted and welded connections are also covered. Featuring contributions from renowned engineering experts, this is an invaluable working tool for structural steel designers.
Based on the latest design standards, codes, and specifications:
About the Author
Roger Brockenbrough is an independent structural engineer with R. L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. He was a senior research consultant for U.S. Steel, where he worked for 30 years until retiring as a research consultant. He is a member of AISC, ASTM, and an ASCE Fellow. Brockenbrough is editor of the Highway Engineering Handbook and contributor to the Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Properties of Structural Steels and Effects of Steelmaking and Fabrication; Chapter 2. Fabrication and Erection; Chapter 3. Connections; Chapter 4. Building Codes, Loads, and Fire Protection; Chapter 5. Criteria for Building Design; Chapter 6. Design of Building Members; Chapter 7. Floor and Roof Systems; Chapter 8. Lateral-Force Design; Chapter 9. Cold-Formed Steel Design; Chapter 10. Highway Bridge Design Criteria; Chapter 11. Railroad Bridge Design Criteria; Chapter 12. Beam and Girder Bridges; Chapter 13. Truss Bridges; Chapter 14. Arch Bridges; Chapter 15. Cable-Suspended Bridges
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