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Aluminium Design and Construction

1st Edition

By John Dwight

CRC Press

320 pages

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pub: 1998-12-10
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Description

Provides a practical design guide to the structural use of aluminium. The first chapters outline basic aluminium technology and the advantages of using aluminium in many structural applications. The major part of the book deals with structural design and presents very clear guidance for designers, with numerous diagrams, charts and examples.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. About Aluminium. Manufacture. Fabrication. Aluminium Alloys and Their Properties. Limit State Design and Limiting Stresses. Heat-affected Zone Softening at Welds. Plate Elements in Compression. Beams. Tension and Compression Members. Calculation of Section Properties. Joints. Fatigue. References. Index.

About the Author

John Dwight

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC009000
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC063000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Structural