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Abi O. Aghayere, Jason Vigil ... 900 pages - Publisher: Mercury Learning; 3rd edition (February, 2020) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1683923677 - ISBN-13: 978-1683923671.

Structural Steel Design, Third Edition is a simple, practical, and concise guide to structural steel design - using the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and the Allowable Strength Design (ASD) methods - that equips the reader with the necessary skills for designing real-world structures. Civil, structural, and architectural engineering students intending to pursue careers in structural design and consulting engineering, and practicing structural engineers will find the text useful because of the holistic, project-based learning approach that bridges the gap between engineering education and professional practice. The design of each building component is presented in a way such that the reader can see how each element fits into the entire building design and construction process. Structural details and practical example exercises that realistically mirror what obtains in professional design practice are presented.

Features: - Includes updated content/example exercises that conform to the current codes (ASCE 7, ANSI/AISC 360-16, and IBC) - Adds coverage to ASD and examples with ASD to parallel those that are done LRFD - Follows a holistic approach to structural steel design that considers the design of individual steel framing members in the context of a complete structure.

Ram S. Gupta ... 617 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 3rd edition (June, 2019) ... Language: English - ASIN: B07TBD778R by Amazon.

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated edition, the elemental designs of individual components of each material are presented, together with theory of structures essential for the design. Numerous examples of complete structural designs have been included. A comprehensive database comprising materials properties, section properties, specifications, and design aids, has been included to make this essential reading.

Srinivasan Chandrasekaran ... 302 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (November, 2019) ... Language: English - ASIN: B07ZWFHLYP by Amazon. 

Advanced Steel Design of Structures examines the design principles of steel members under special loads and covers special geometric forms and conditions not typically presented in standard design books. It explains advanced concepts in a simple manner using numerous illustrative examples and MATLAB® codes.

Features: Provides analysis of members under unsymmetrical bending + Includes coverage of structures with special geometry and their use in offshore applications for ultra-deep water oil and gas exploration + Presents numerical modeling and analysis of steel members under fire conditions, impact, and blast loads + Includes MATLAB® examples that will aid in the capacity building of civil engineering students approaching this complex subject. Written for a broad audience, the presentation of design concepts of steel members will be suitable for upper-level undergraduate students. The advanced design theories for offshore structures under special loads will be an attractive feature for post-graduate students and researchers. Practicing engineers will also find the book useful, as it includes numerous solved examples and practical tutorials.

Luís Simões da Silva, Rui Simões, Helena Gervasio ...  462 pages - Publisher: Ernst&Sohn; (June, 2010) ... Language: English  - ISBN-10: 3433029733 - ISBN-13: 978-3433029732.

This book introduces the fundamental design concept of Eurocode 3 for current steel structures in building construction, and their practical application. Following a discussion of the basis of design, including the principles of reliability management and the limit state approach, the material standards and their use are detailed. The fundamentals of structural analysis and modeling are presented, followed by the design criteria and approaches for various types of structural members. The theoretical basis and checking procedures are closely tied to the Eurocode requirements. The following chapters expand on the principles and applications of elastic and plastic design, each exemplified by the step-by-step design calculation of a braced steel-framed building and an industrial building, respectively. Besides providing the necessary theoretical concepts for a good understanding, this manual intends to be a supporting tool for the use of practicing engineers. In order of this purpose, throughout the book, numerous worked examples are provided, concerning the analysis of steel structures and the design of elements under several types of actions. These examples will facilitate the acceptance of the code and provide for a smooth transition from earlier national codes to the Eurocode.

Ram S. Gupta ... 528 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 2nd edition (April, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 146655231X - ISBN-13: 978-1466552319.

A structural design book with a code-connected focus, Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Second Edition introduces the principles and practices of structural design. This book covers the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs in accordance with the codes. What’s New in This Edition: Reflects all the latest revised codes and standards + The text material has been thoroughly reviewed and expanded, including a new chapter on concrete design + Suitable for combined design coursework in wood, steel, and concrete  + Includes all essential material—the section properties, design values, reference tables, and other design aids required to accomplish complete structural designs according to the codes + This book uses the LRFD basis of design for all structures.

IDEA StatiCa v10.1.93 [Size: 325 MB] ... IDEA StatiCa Detail deals efficiently with all parts of structure also known as discontinuity regions such as walls, dapped ends, openings, hangings, brackets, and areas above supports. It provides precise checks of concrete and reinforcement strength, stresses and strains. These results are clearly visualized for better understanding of details of structures.

No limits in type or shape of detail. Every type can be easily geometrically defined, reinforced and calculated as your project demands. The overall check of the detail takes into account interactions of internal forces in a plane. Engineer stay on the safe side all the time. The whole design and check process is kept short enough to be a part of everyday work of structural engineers and fabricators all around the world.

IDEA StatiCa Concrete & Prestressing enables an effective design of all reinforced concrete, prestressed and composite members, cross-sections and details. Structural checks comply both Ultimate and Serviceability limit state requirements, including deflection check considering cracking. Structural analysis of precast members and bridges is performed as time-dependent analysis with respect to construction stages.

Fast and simple input with help of specialized wizard, input data generated automatically, real-time pre-design of reinforcement, user templates of reinforcement and tendons, and other features enable easy and fast work. IDEA StatiCa is perfect guide through complex Eurocode requirements. Comprehensive check of members and details according to code provisions and wide range of national annexes. Complete check of bridges, buildings, liquid retaining and containment structures for Ultimate and Serviceability limit state. Design methods for optimum use of all materials in the cross-section. Transparent assumptions and white box results allow for minimizing risks of structural defects.

Jack C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak ... 736 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 5th edition (August, 2011) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0136079482 - ISBN-13: 978-0136079484

Structural Steel Design is ideal for undergraduate courses in Steel Design. It is also useful as a reference for civil and environmental engineering professionals. This best selling text has been fully updated to conform to the latest American Manual of Steel Construction. The material is presented in an easy-to-read reader-friendly style.

Kim Elliott - 388 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (April, 2002) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0750650842 - ISBN-13: 978-0750650847

Precast Concrete Structures introduces the subject in detail, looking at the design process, manufacture and construction using precast concrete for multi-storey buildings. Detailed structural analysis of the material and its use is provided. The theory is supported by practical case studies, worked examples and explanatory illustrations throughout. Endorsed by the British Precast Concrete Federation and written by an acknowledged authority, this is the first book to explain and educate the student in the uses and advantages of precast concrete.

M. Bill Wong ... 256 pages - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann; (September, 2008) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0750682981 - ISBN-13: 978-0750682985

 The book provides an introduction to the use of linear programming techniques for plastic analysis. This powerful and advanced method for plastic analysis is important in an automated computational environment, in particular for non-linear structural analysis. A detailed comparison between the design codes for the United States and Australia and the emerging European Eurocodes enables practising engineers to understand the issues involved in plastic design procedures and the limitations imposed by this design method. It covers latest research in plastic analysis and analytical tools + Introduces new successive approximation method for calculating collapse loads + Programming guide for using spreadsheet tools for plastic analysis. The plastic analysis method has been used extensively by engineers for designing steel structures. Simpler structures can be analyzed using the basic virtual work formulation, but more complex frames are evaluated with specialist computer software. This new book sets out a method for carrying out plastic analysis of complex structures without the need for specialist tools.

Edward G. Nawy ... 950 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 4th edition (2002) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0130083917- ISBN-13: 978-0130083913

For one-semester, senior/graduate-level courses in Prestressed Concrete in the department of Civil Engineering.Completely revised to reflect the new ACI 318-02 Building Code and International Building Code 2000 and its 2002 modifications, this popular text offers a unique approach to examining the design of prestressed concrete members in a logical, step-by-step trial and adjustment procedure. Encouraging clear, systematic thinking, it integrates handy flow charts to help students better understand the steps needed for design and analysis. Extensive discussions on material properties and concrete performance are provided, as well as an in-depth analysis of prestressing of circular tanks for liquid and gas containment and their prestressed shell roofs.

Edward G. Nawy ... 936 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 6th edition (2009)... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0132417030 - ISBN-13: 978-0132417037

Now reflecting the new 2008 ACI 318-08 Code and the new International Building Code (IBC-2006), this cutting-edge text has been extensively revised to present  state-of-the-art developments in reinforced concrete. The text analyzes the design of reinforced concrete members through a unique and practical step-by-step trial and adjustment procedure. It is supplemented with flowcharts that guide readers logically through key features and underlying theory. Hundreds of photos of tests to failure of concrete elements help readers visualize this behavior. Ideal for practicing engineers who need to contend with the new revisions of the ACI, IBC, and AASHTO Codes.

AASHTO ... 1308 pages - Publisher: AASHTO; 6th edition (2012) ... Languge: English - ASIN: B007HA6Z28 by Amazon

The provisions of these Specifications are intended for the design, evaluation, and rehabilitation bridges and is mandated by FHWA for use on all bridges using federal funding. These Specifications employ the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methodology using factors developing from current statistical knowledge of loads and structural performance. Seismic design shall be in accordance with either the provisions in these Specifications or those given in the AASHTO Guide Specifications for LRFD Seismic Bridge Design. Construction specifications consistent with these design specifications are the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Construction Specifications. Unless otherwise specified, the Materials Specifications referenced herein are the AASHTO Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing. A new chapter on sound barriers includes the material formerly contained in the AASHTO Guide Specifications for Structural Design of Sound Barriers. Mechanical, electrical, and special vehicular and pedestrian safety aspects of movable bridges are not included in this specification.

Buick Davison, Graham W. Owens ... 1398 pages - Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 7th edition (January, 2012) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1405189401 - ISBN-13: 978-1405189408.

In 2010 the then current European national standards for building and construction were replaced by the EN Eurocodes, a set of pan-European model building codes developed by the European Committee for Standardization. The Eurocodes are a series of 10 European Standards (EN 1990 EN 1999) that provide a common approach for the design of buildings, other civil engineering works and construction products. The design standards embodied in these Eurocodes will be used for all European public works and are set to become the de-facto standard for the private sector in Europe, with probable adoption in many other countries. This classic manual on structural steelwork design was first published in 1955, since when it has sold many tens of thousands of copies worldwide. For the seventh edition of the Steel Designers' Manual all chapters have been comprehensively reviewed, revised to ensure they reflect current approaches and best practice, and brought in to compliance with EN 1993: Design of Steel Structures (the so-called Eurocode 3).

Charles G. Salmon, John E. Johnson, Faris A. Malhas ... 888 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 5th edition (October, 2008) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0131885561 - ISBN-13: 978-0131885561 

The design of structural steel members has developed over the past century from a simple approach involving a few basic properties of steel and elementary mathematics to a more sophisticated treatment demanding a thorough knowledge of structural and material behavior. Steel Structures:Design and Behavior, 5/e strives to present in a logical manner the theoretical background needed for developing and explaining design requirements.  Beginning with coverage of background material, including references to pertinent research, the development of specific formulas used in the AISC Specifications is followed by a generous number of design examples explaining in detail the process of selecting minimum weight members to satisfy given conditions.

G. S. Ramaswamy, Octatube M. Eekhout, G. R. Suresh ... 350 pages - Publisher: Thomas Telford Publishing; (January, 2002) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0727730142 - ISBN-13: 978-0727730145 

Space frames provide a lightweight solution to the problem of creating large span enclosures free from obstructions. They are employed in many major construction projects across the world, as documented in this authoritatively written volume.This is the first in-depth book to present all instances and applications of space frames in various engineering schemes. It uses case studies and numerous illustrations to examine steel space frames from their design to their structural engineering performance.

N. Subramanian ... 864 pages - Publisher: Oxford Univ. Press; (March, 2011) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0198068816 - ISBN-13: 978-0198068815

Design of Steel Structures is designed to meet the requirements of undergraduate students of civil and structural engineering. This book will also prove useful for postgraduate students and serve as an invaluable reference for practicing engineers unfamiliar with the limit state design of steel structures. The book provides an extensive coverage of the design of steel structures in accordance with the latest code of practice for general construction in steel (IS 800 : 2007). The book is based on the modern limit state approach to design and covers topics such as properties of steel, types of steel structures, important areas of structural steel technology, bolted connections, welded connections, design of trusses, design of plate girders, and design of beam columns. Each chapter features solved examples, review questions, and practice problems as well as ample illustrations to supplement the text.

Hiroyuki Aoyama ... 300 pages - Publisher: World Scientific Publishing; (January, 2002) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1860942393 - ISBN-13: 978-1860942396 ...

This text presents the results of a Japanese national research project carried out in 1988-1993, usually referred to as the New RC Project. Developing advanced reinforced concrete building structures with high strength and high quality materials under its auspices, the project aimed to promote construction of high-rise reinforced concrete buildings in highly seismic areas such as Japan. The project covered all the aspects of reinforced concrete structures, namely materials, structural elements, structural design, construction and feasibility studies. In addition to presenting these results, the text includes two chapters giving an elementary explanation of modern analytical techniques - finite element analysis and earthquake response analysis.

Frederick S. Roland ... 408 pages -Publisher: Professional Publications; 2nd edition (November, 2014) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1591264839 - ISBN-13: 978-1591264835 ...

Steel Design for the Civil PE and Structural SE Exams gives you a thorough overview of the concepts and methods you’ll need to solve problems in steel analysis and design on the Civil and Structural PE exams. Sharpen your problem-solving skills and assess your knowledge of how to apply important specifications with 37 exam-like, multiple-choice practice problems, each one accompanied by a detailed, step-by-step solution showing both LRFD and ASD methods. Prepare to pass the Civil and Structural PE exams: Clear explanations of required codes and standards + Detailed examples illustrating a wide range of common situations +Confidence-building practice problems +Side-by-side LRFD and ASD solutions + Thorough index and easy-to-use lists of tables, figures, problems, and nomenclature. Topics Covered: Allowable Strength Design (ASD) + Bolted Connections + Combined Stress  + Members + Composite Steel Members + Flanges and Weds with Concentrated Loads + History and Development of Structural Steel + Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) + Loads and Load Combinations + Plate Girders + Steel Beam Design + Steel Column Design + Tension Member  + Design + Welded Connections. Referenced Codes and Standards: Steel Construction Manual and Specification (AISC 325 and AISC 360) + Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7) + International Building Code (IBC).

David C. MacLaughlin, Hector Estrada ... 256 pages - Publisher: Cengage Learning; 2nd edition (January, 2009) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1401890326 - ISBN-13: 978-1401890322 ...

Practical and easy to use, this text lays a solid groundwork for beginning and intermediate students to pursue careers in architecture, construction, or civil engineering. The text clarifies the vital interdependence between structural steel design and fabrication drawings, equipping students to work flexibly with both. First and foremost a drafting book, Structural Steel Drafting and Design gives an overview of structural design theory while providing numerous examples, illustrations, and real-world assignments. Students also become acquainted with critical tables and reference material from industry-standard sources, as well as the merits of Load and Resistance Factor Design and Allowable Strength Design.

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