Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures

Author: Theodore V. Galambos
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471127426
Release Date: 1998-06-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The up-to-date edition of the classic guide--from leading experts in structural stability theory and research First published in 1960, the Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures is the reference of choice for civil and structural engineers seeking reliable, in-depth coverage of stability problems and research. This extensively revised Fifth Edition bridges theory and practice to offer simplified and refined procedures both for design and for the assessment of design limitations, as well as detailed guidance on design specifications, codes, and standards concerning the stability of metal structures. Written by members of Structural Stability Research Council task groups and other specialists, all material has been updated to reflect recent developments in each subject area. The Fifth Edition features eight new chapters covering the latest procedures in horizontal curved steel I-girders, composite columns and structural systems, stability of angle members, bracing, frame stability, doubly curved shells and shell-like structures, stability under seismic loading, and stability analysis by the finite element method. Complete with over 100 new illustrations, plus references, technical memoranda, and name and subject indexes, the Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures, Fifth Edition is ready to go to work for a new generation of structural and civil engineers in their daily practice.

Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures

Author: Ronald D. Ziemian
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470085257
Release Date: 2010-02-08
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The definitive guide to stability design criteria, fully updated and incorporating current research Representing nearly fifty years of cooperation between Wiley and the Structural Stability Research Council, the Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures is often described as an invaluable reference for practicing structural engineers and researchers. For generations of engineers and architects, the Guide has served as the definitive work on designing steel and aluminum structures for stability. Under the editorship of Ronald Ziemian and written by SSRC task group members who are leading experts in structural stability theory and research, this Sixth Edition brings this foundational work in line with current practice and research. The Sixth Edition incorporates a decade of progress in the field since the previous edition, with new features including: Updated chapters on beams, beam-columns, bracing, plates, box girders, and curved girders. Significantly revised chapters on columns, plates, composite columns and structural systems, frame stability, and arches Fully rewritten chapters on thin-walled (cold-formed) metal structural members, stability under seismic loading, and stability analysis by finite element methods State-of-the-art coverage of many topics such as shear walls, concrete filled tubes, direct strength member design method, behavior of arches, direct analysis method, structural integrity and disproportionate collapse resistance, and inelastic seismic performance and design recommendations for various moment-resistant and braced steel frames Complete with over 350 illustrations, plus references and technical memoranda, the Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures, Sixth Edition offers detailed guidance and background on design specifications, codes, and standards worldwide.

Structural Stability of Steel

Author: Theodore V. Galambos
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470037782
Release Date: 2008-04-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This work on structural stability has been written primarily as a textbook to provide a clear understanding of theoretical stability behaviour. It will give readers a basic understanding of the design specifications developed by, for example, AISC, and implemented in building codes by IBC.

Flexural Torsional Buckling of Structures

Author: N. S. Trahair
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351448307
Release Date: 2017-11-13
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Flexural-Torsional Buckling of Structures provides an up-to-date, comprehensive treatment of flexural-torsional buckling and demonstrates how to design against this mode of failure. The author first explains the fundamentals of this type of buckling behavior and then summarizes results that will be of use to designers and researchers in either equation or graphical form. This approach makes the book an ideal text/reference for students in structural engineering as well as for practicing civil engineers, structural engineers, and constructional steel researchers and designers. The book begins by introducing the modern development of the theory of flexural-torsional buckling through discussions on the general concepts of equilibrium, total potential, virtual work, and buckling. It then continues with in-depth coverage of hand methods for solving buckling problems, the analysis of flexural-torsional buckling using the finite element method, and the buckling of different types of structural elements and frames composed of various elastic materials. Other topics addressed include the design and inelastic buckling of steel members. The book's final chapter considers a collection of special topics.

Ductile Design of Steel Structures 2nd Edition

Author: Michel Bruneau
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071623957
Release Date: 2011-07-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Comprehensive coverage of the background and design requirements for plastic and seismic design of steel structures Thoroughly revised throughout, Ductile Design of Steel Structures, Second Edition, reflects the latest plastic and seismic design provisions and standards from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and the Canadian Standard Association (CSA). The book covers steel material, cross-section, component, and system response for applications in plastic and seismic design, and provides practical guidance on how to incorporate these principles into structural design. Three new chapters address buckling-restrained braced frame design, steel plate shear wall design, and hysteretic energy dissipating systems and design strategies. Eight other chapters have been extensively revised and expanded, including a chapter presenting the basic seismic design philosophy to determine seismic loads. Self-study problems at the end of each chapter help reinforce the concepts presented. Written by experts in earthquake-resistant design who are active in the development of seismic guidelines, this is an invaluable resource for students and professionals involved in earthquake engineering or other areas related to the analysis and design of steel structures. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Structural steel properties Plastic behavior at the cross-section level Concepts, methods, and applications of plastic analysis Building code seismic design philosophy Design of moment-resisting frames Design of concentrically braced frames Design of eccentrically braced frames Design of steel energy dissipating systems Stability and rotation capacity of steel beams

Theory of Elastic Stability

Author: Stephen P. Timoshenko
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486134802
Release Date: 2012-05-04
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Written by world-renowned authorities on mechanics, this classic ranges from theoretical explanations of 2- and 3-D stress and strain to practical applications such as torsion, bending, and thermal stress. 1961 edition.

Fundamentals of Structural Stability

Author: George J. Simitses
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780750678759
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Science

An understanable introduction to the theory of structural stability, useful for a wide variety of engineering disciplines, including mechanical, civil and aerospace.

Cold Formed Steel Design

Author: Wei-Wen Yu
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470919760
Release Date: 2010-09-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The definitive text in the field, thoroughly updated and expanded Hailed by professionals around the world as the definitive text on the subject, Cold-Formed Steel Design is an indispensable resource for all who design for and work with cold-formed steel. No other book provides such exhaustive coverage of both the theory and practice of cold-formed steel construction. Updated and expanded to reflect all the important developments that have occurred in the field over the past decade, this Fourth Edition of the classic text provides you with more of the detailed, up-to-the-minute technical information and expert guidance you need to make optimum use of this incredibly versatile material for building construction. Wei-Wen Yu and Roger LaBoube, respected authorities in the field, draw upon decades of experience in cold-formed steel design, research, teaching, and development of design specifications to provide guidance on all practical aspects of cold-formed steel design for manufacturing, civil engineering, and building applications. Throughout the book, they describe the structural behavior of cold-formed steel members and connections from both the theoretical and experimental perspectives, and discuss the rationale behind the AISI and North American design provisions. Cold-Formed Steel Design, Fourth Edition features: Thoroughly up-to-date 2007 North American (AISI S100) design specifications Both ASD and LRFD methods for USA and Mexico LSD (Limit States Design) method for Canada A new chapter on the Direct Strength Method Updates and revisions of all 14 existing chapters In-depth design examples and explanation of design provisions Cold-Formed Steel Design, Fourth Edition is a necessary tool-of-the-trade for structural engineers, manufacturers, construction managers, and architects. It is also an excellent advanced text for college students and researchers in structural engineering, architectural engineering, construction engineering, and related disciplines.

Steel Structures Design for Lateral and Vertical Forces Second Edition

Author: Alan Williams
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259588341
Release Date: 2016-05-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A Thoroughly Updated Guide to the Design of Steel Structures This comprehensive resource offers practical coverage of steel structures design and clearly explains the provisions of the 2015 International Building Code, the American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE 7-10, and the American Institute of Steel Construction AISC 360-10 and AISC 341-10. Steel Structures Design for Lateral and Vertical Forces, Second Edition, features start-to-finish engineering strategies that encompass the entire range of steel building materials, members, and loads. All techniques strictly conform to the latest codes and specifications. A brand new chapter on the design of steel structures for lateral loads explains design techniques and innovations in concentrically and eccentrically braced frames and moment frames. Throughout, design examples, including step-by-step solutions, and end-of-chapter problems using both ASD and LRFD methods demonstrate real-world applications and illustrate how code requirements apply to both lateral and vertical forces. This up-to-date Second Edition covers: · Steel Buildings and Design Criteria · Design Loads · Behavior of Steel Structures under Design Loads · Design of Steel Beams in Flexure · Design of Steel Beams for Shear and Torsion · Design of Compression Members · Stability of Frames · Design by Inelastic Analysis · Design of Tension Members · Design of Bolted and Welded Connections · Plate Girders and Composite Members · Design of Steel Structures for Lateral Loads

Fourth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures

Author: Z Y Shen
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080526322
Release Date: 2005-06-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This two volume proceedings contains 11 invited keynote papers, 33 invited papers, and 225 contributed papers presented at the Fourth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS '05) held on 13-15 June 2005 in Shanghai, China. ICASS provides a forum for discussion and dissemination by researchers and designers of recent advances in the analysis, behaviour, design and construction of steel structures. Contributions to the papers came from 22 countries around the world and cover a wide spectrum of topics including: Constructional Steel, Hybrid Structures, Nonferrous Metals, Analysis of Beams and Columns, Computations, Frames, Design, Space Structures, Fabrication, along with a variety of other key subjects presented at the conference.

Stability Design of Steel Frames

Author: W.F. Chen
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0849386063
Release Date: 1991-07-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Stability Design of Steel Frames provides a summary of the behavior, analysis and design of structural steel members and frames with flexibly-jointed connections. The book presents the theory and design of structural stability and includes extensions of computer-based analyses for individual members in space with imperfections. It also shows how connection flexibility influences the behavior and design of steel frames and how designers must consider this in a limit-state analysis and design procedure. The clearly written text and extensive bibliography make this a practical book for advanced students, researchers and professionals in civil and structural engineering, as well as a useful supplement to traditional books on the theory and design of structural stability.

Optimum Design of Steel Structures

Author: József Farkas
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642368684
Release Date: 2013-03-29
Genre: Science

This book helps designers and manufacturers to select and develop the most suitable and competitive steel structures, which are safe, fit for production and economic. An optimum design system is used to find the best characteristics of structural models, which guarantee the fulfilment of design and fabrication requirements and minimize the cost function. Realistic numerical models are used as main components of industrial steel structures. Chapter 1 containts some experiences with the optimum design of steel structures Chapter 2 treats some newer mathematical optimization methods. Chapter 3 gives formulae for fabrication times and costs. Chapters 4 deals with beams and columns. Summarizes the Eurocode rules for design. Chapter 5 deals with the design of tubular trusses. Chapter 6 gives the design of frame structures and fire-resistant design rules for a frame. In Chapters 7 some minimum cost design problems of stiffened and cellular plates and shells are worked out for cases of different stiffenings and loads. Chapter 8 gives a cost comparison of cylindrical and conical shells. The book contains a large collection of literatures and a subject list and a name index.

Matrix Structural Analysis

Author: William McGuire
Publisher:
ISBN: 1507585136
Release Date: 2015-01-15
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Note: This purchase option should only be used by those who want a print-version of this textbook. An e-version (PDF) is available at no cost at www.mastan2.com DESCRIPTION: The aims of the first edition of Matrix Structural Analysis were to place proper emphasis on the methods of matrix structural analysis used in practice and to lay the groundwork for more advanced subject matter. This extensively revised Second Edition accounts for changes in practice that have taken place in the intervening twenty years. It incorporates advances in the science and art of analysis that are suitable for application now, and will be of increasing importance in the years ahead. It is written to meet the needs of both the present and the coming generation of structural engineers. KEY FEATURES Comprehensive coverage - As in the first edition, the book treats both elementary concepts and relativity advanced material. Nonlinear frame analysis - An introduction to nonlinear analysis is presented in four chapters: a general introduction, geometric nonlinearity, material nonlinearity, and solution of nonlinear equilibrium equations. Interactive computer graphics program - Packaged with the text is MASTAN2, a MATLAB based program that provides for graphically interactive structure definition, linear and nonlinear analysis, and display of results. Examples - The book contains approximately 150 illustrative examples in which all developments of consequence in the text are applied and discussed.