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Structural Stability of Steel Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

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ISBN-10: 0470037784

ISBN-13: 9780470037782

Edition: 2008

Authors: Theodore V. Galambos, Andrea E. Surovek

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This book will be the first book on structural stability written primarily as a textbook to provide a clear understanding of theoretical stability behavior. The book will give students and professionals a basic understanding of the design specifications developed by organizations such as AISC and implemented in building codes by IBC, and guide them in applying these specifications in real world designs. Stability is a concept common to civil, mechanical, and aeronautical engineering, but design approaches differ between all three areas. This book will present design guidelines for civil applications, with less attention paid to material properties of steel and aluminum.
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Book details

List price: $156.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/18/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.45" wide x 9.60" long x 0.96" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Fundamentals of Stability Theory
Introduction
Basics of Stability Behavior : The Spring-Bar System
Fundamentals of Post-Buckling Behavior
Snap-Through Buckling
Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Systems
Summary
Problems
Elastic Buckling of Planar Columns
Introduction
Large-Deflection Solution of an Elastic Column
Differential Equation of Planar Flexure
The Basic Case: Pin-Ended Column
The Five Fundamental Cases
The Effect of Imperfections
Stability of A Rigid Frame
End-Restrained Columns
Restrained Column Examples
Continuously Restrained Columns
Summary
Problems
Appendix
Inelastic Column Buckling
The Tangent and Reduced Modulus Concepts
Shanley's Contribution
Example Illustrating the Tangent Modulus and the Reduced Modulus Concepts
Buckling Strength ff Steel Columns
Illustration Of The Effect of Residual Stresses on the Buckling Strength of Steel Columns
The Effect of Initial Out-of-Straightness and Load Eccentricity
Design Formulas For Metal Columns
Summary
Beam-Columns
Introduction
General Discussion Of The Behavior Of Beam-Columns
The Elastic In-Plane Behavior Of Beam-Columns
Elastic Limit Interaction Relationships
Example Problems Of Beam-Column Strength
Systematic Methods Of Analysis: Flexibility Method
Systematic Methods Of Analysis: The Stiffness Method
Inelastic Strength Of Beam-Columns
Design Of Beam-Columns
Problems
Frame-Stability
Introduction
Two-Bay Frame Examples
Summary
Lateral-Torsional Buckling
Introduction
Basic Case: Beams Subjected To Uniform Moment
The Effect Of Boundary Conditions
The Effect Of Loading Conditions
Lateral-Torsional Buckling Of Singly-Symmetric Cross Sections
Beam-Columns And Columns
Inelastic Lateral-Torsional Buckling
Summary
Bracing
Introduction
Discrete bracing
Relative Bracing
Lean-on Bracing
Effects of Imperfections
Column Bracing Provisions
Beam Bracing
AISC Design Provisions for Beam Bracing
Summary
Specification - Based Applications of Stability in Steel Design
Introduction
Development of the beam-column interaction equations
Assessment of Co