Steel Design

ISBN-10: 0495244716
ISBN-13: 9780495244714
Edition: 4th 2007
Authors: William T. Segui
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Description: 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  More...

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Book details

List price: $359.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 11/21/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 704
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

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.

Introduction
Structural Design
Loads
Building Codes
Design Specifications
Structural Steel
Standard Cross Sectional Shapes
Concepts in Structural Steel Design
Design Philosophies
American Institute of Steel Construction Specifications
Load Factors, Resistance Factors, and Load Combinations for LRFD
Safety Factors and Load Combinations for ASD
Probabilistic Basis of Load and Resistance Factors
Steel Construction Manual
Design Computations and Precision
Tension Members
Introduction
Tensile Strength
Effective Area
Staggered Area
Block Shear
Design of Tension Members
Threaded Rods and Cables
Tension Members in Roof Trusses
Pin-Connected Members
Compression Members
Definition
Column Theory
AISC Requirements
Local Stability
Tables for Compression Members
Design
More on Effective Length
Torsional and Flexural-Torsional Buckling
Built up Members
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
Beam Columns
Definition
Interaction Formulas
Moment Amplification
Braced Versus Unbraced Frames
Members in Braced Frames
Members in Unbraced Frames
Design of Beam-Columns
Trusses with Top-Chord Loads Between Joints
Simple Connections
Introduction
Bolted Shear Coneections: Failure Modes
Bearing Strength, Spacing, and Edge-Distance Requirements
Shear Strength
Installation of High-Strength Bolts
Slip-Critical and Bearing Type Connections
Design Examples
High-Strength Bolts in Tension
Combined Shear and Tension in Fasteners
Welded Connections
Fillet Welds
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 Stiffners and Other Reinforcement
End-Plate Connections
Concluding Remarks
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 Beams
Plate Girders
Introduction
General Considerations
AISC Requirements for Proportions of Plate Girders
Flexural Strength
Shear Strength
Bearing Stiffeners
Design
Appendix: Plastic Analysis and Design
Introduction
AISC Requirements
Analysis
Design
Concluding Remarks
References
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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