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Unified Design of Steel Structures

ISBN-10: 0470444037
ISBN-13: 9780470444030
Edition: 2nd 2012
List price: $141.00
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Description: Geschwindner′s 2nd edition of Unified Design of Steel Structures provides an understanding that structural analysis and design are two integrated processes as well as the necessary skills and knowledge in investigating, designing, and detailing  More...

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List price: $141.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 12/2/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 540
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Geschwindner′s 2nd edition of Unified Design of Steel Structures provides an understanding that structural analysis and design are two integrated processes as well as the necessary skills and knowledge in investigating, designing, and detailing steel structures utilizing the latest design methods according to the AISC Code.The goal is to prepare readers to work in design offices as designers and in the field as inspectors.This new edition is compatible with the 2011 AISC code as well as marginal references to the AISC manual for design examples and illustrations, which was seen as a real advantage by the survey respondents. Furthermore, new sections have been added on: Direct Analysis, Torsional and flexural–torsional buckling of columns, Filled HSS columns, and Composite column interaction. More real–world examples are included in addition to new use of three–dimensional illustrations in the book and in the image gallery; an increased number of homework problems; and media approach Solutions Manual, Image Gallery.

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The Specification
The Manual
AISC Website Resources
Principles of Structural Design
Parts of the Steel Structure
Types of Steel Structures
Bearing Wall Construction
Beam-and-Column Construction
Long-Span Construction
High-Rise Construction
Single-Story Construction
Design Philosophies
Fundamentals of Allowable Strength Design (ASD)
Fundamentals of Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD)
Inelastic Design
Structural Safety
Limit States
Building Codes and Design Specifications
Integrated Design Project
Loads, Load Factors, and Load Combinations
Building Load Sources
Dead Load
Live Load
Snow Load
Wind Load
Seismic Load
Special Loads
Building Load Determination
Dead Load
Live Load
Snow Load
Wind Load
Seismic Load
Load Combinations for ASD and LRFD
Load Calculations
Multi-Chapter Problems
Integrated Design Project
Steel Building Materials
Applicability of the AISC Specification
Steel for Construction
Structural Steel Shapes
ASTM A6 Standard Shapes
Hollow Shapes
Plates and Bars
Built-up Shapes
Chemical Components of Structural Steel
Grades of Structural Steel
Steel for Shapes
Steel for Plates and Bars
Steel for Fasteners
Steel for Welding
Steel for Shear Studs
Availability of Structural Steel
Tension Members
Tension Members in Structures
Cross-Sectional Shapes for Tension Members
Behavior and Strength of Tension Members
Computation of Areas
Gross Area
Net Area
Influence of Hole Placement
Effective Net Area
Design of Tension Members
Block Shear
Pin-Connected Members
Eyebars and Rods
Built-Up Tension Members
Truss Members
Bracing Members
Multi-Chapter Problem
Integrated Design Project
Compression Members
Compression Members in Structures
Cross-Sectional Shapes for Compression Members
Compression Member Strength
Euler Column
Other Boundary Conditions
Combination of Bracing and End Conditions
Real Column
AISC Provisions
Additional Limit States for Compression
Length Effects
Effective Length for Inelastic Columns
Slender Elements in Compression
Column Design Tables
Torsional Buckling and Flexural-Torsional Buckling
Single-Angle Compression Members
Built-Up Members
Column Base Plates
Multi-Chapter Problems
Integrated Design Project
Bending Members
Bending Members in Structures
Strength of Beams
Design of Compact Laterally Supported Wide-Flange Beams
Design of Compact Laterally Unsupported Wide-Flange Beams
Lateral Torsional Buckling
Moment Gradient
Design of Noncompact Beams
Local Buckling
Flange Local Buckling
Web Local Buckling
Design of Beams for Weak Axis Bending
Design of Beams for Shear
Continuous Beams
Plastic Analysis and Design of Continuous Beams
Provisions for Double-Angle and Tee Members
Lateral-Torsional Buckling
Flange Local Buckling
Stem Local Buckling
Single-Angle Bending Members
Leg Local Buckling
Lateral-Torsional Buckling
Members in Biaxial Bending
Serviceability Criteria for Beams
Concentrated Forces on Beams
Web Local Yielding
Web Crippling
Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders
Multi-Chapter Problems
Integrated Design Project
Plate Girders
Homogeneous Plate Girders in Bending
Noncompact Web Plate Girders
Slender Web Plate Girders
Homogeneous Plate Girders in Shear
Nontension Field Action
Tension Field Action
Stiffeners for Plate Girders
Intermediate Stiffeners
Bearing Stiffeners
Bearing Stiffener Design
Beam-Columns and Frame Behavior
Second-Order Effects
Interaction Principles
Interaction Equations
Braced Frames
Moment Frames
Specification Provisions for Stability Analysis and Design
Direct Analysis Method
Effective Length Method
First-Order Analysis Method
Notional Loads
Initial Beam-Column Selection
Beam-Column Design Using Manual Part 6
Combined Simple and Moment Frames
Partially Restrained Frames
Bracing Design
Column Bracing
Beam Bracing
Frame Bracing
Tension Plus Bending
Multi-Chapter Problem
Integrated Design Project
Composite Construction
Advantages and Disadvantages of Composite Beam Construction
Shored versus Unshored Construction
Effective Flange
Strength of Composite Beams and Slab
Fully Composite Beams
Partially Composite Beams
Composite Beam Design Tables
Negative Moment Strength
Shear Stud Strength
Number and Placement of Shear Studs
Composite Beams with Formed Metal Deck
Deck Ribs Perpendicular to Steel Beam
Deck Ribs Parallel to Steel Beam
Fully Encased Steel Beams
Selecting a Section
Serviceability Considerations
Deflection During Construction
Vibration Under Service Loads
Live Load Deflections
Composite Columns
Composite Beam-Columns
Multi-Chapter Problem
Integrated Design Project
Connection Elements
Basic Connections
Beam-to-Column Connections
Fully Restrained Connections
Simple and Partially Restrained Connections
Mechanical Fasteners
Common Bolts
High-Strength Bolts
Bolt Holes
Bolt Limit States
Bolt Shear
Bolt Bearing
Bolt Tension
Combined Tension and Shear in Bearing-Type Connections
Welding Processes
Types of Welds
Weld Sizes
Weld Limit States
Fillet Weld Strength
Groove Weld Strength
Connecting Elements
Connecting Elements in Tension
Connecting Elements in Compression
Connecting Elements in Flexure
Connecting Elements in Shear
Block Shear Strength
Simple Connections
Types of Simple Connections
Simple Shear Connections
Double-Angle Connections: Bolted-Bolted
Double-Angle Connections: Welded-Bolted
Double-Angle Connections: Bolted-Welded
Double Angle Connections: Welded-Welded
Single-Angle Connections
Single-Plate Shear Connections
Seated Connections
Light Bracing Connections
Beam Bearing Plates and Column Base Plates
Multi-Chapter Problem
Integrated Design Project
Moment Connections
Types of Moment Connections
Limit States
Moment Connection Design

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