1st Edition

Design of Structural Steel Joints

By Ashoke Kumar Dasgupta Copyright 2025
    224 Pages 140 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book presents a systematic method of learning how to design perfect joints for steel buildings in industrial projects. It starts with descriptions the types of joints, details different types of jointing, and covers the mechanics of joints, supported by worked-out examples for different situations. It also includes design charts for full-strength joints of all standard sections. The design and details presented in this book conform to Indian codes and US standards for general building and structural steel work.


    • Provides details on connection design principles and applications from an application point of view.
    • Covers practical aspects and good engineering practices related to connection design.
    • Mechanics of joints are explained with illustrations and sketches.
    • Includes design charts for full-strength member joints of standard sections.
    • Covers worked-out examples (sketches with supporting calculations) of all typical connections from roofs to base plates.

    This book is aimed at professionals in civil and structural engineering, steel structure design, and detailing.

    1. General  2. Joints in Steel Structure  3. Welded Joints – workout examples  4. Bolted Joints – workout examples  5. Design Charts  6. Plates Showing Typical Joints of Industrial Structures


    Ashoke Kumar Dasgupta has worked in reputed consulting engineering companies, Development Consultants Pvt Ltd (India) and The Kuljian Corporation (USA) at their design offices and construction sites in India, USA, Bangladesh, Middle Eastern countries – Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Egypt, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Far east counties – China, Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam since 1974–2019.

    His expertise lies in Structural, Civil and Foundation engineering for Power Plants and Industrial Structures.

    This book is his second publication with Taylor and Francis. The previous book was Design of Industrial Structures: Reinforced Cement Concrete and Steel, published in 2022.