Steel Design covers steel design fundamentals for architects and engineers, such as tension elements, flexural elements, shear and torsion, compression elements, connections, and lateral design. As part of the Architect’s Guidebooks to Structures series it provides a comprehensive overview using both imperial and metric units of measurement. Each chapter includes design steps, rules of thumb, and design examples. This book is meant for both professionals and for students taking structures courses or comprehensive studies. As a compact summary of key ideas, it is ideal for anyone needing a quick guide to steel design. More than 150 black and white images are included.
1. Steel Case Study Valerie Nagasawa (US) 2. Steel Design Fundamentals 3. Steel Tension Elements 4. Steel Flexural Elements 5. Steel Shear + Torsion Elements 6. Steel Compression Elements 7. Steel Connections 8. Steel Lateral Design. Glossary. Resources. Image Credits. Index
The Architect's Guidebooks to Structures series addresses key concepts in structures to help you understand and incorporate structural elements into your work. The series covers a wide range of principles, beginning with a detailed overview of structural systems, material selection and processes in Introduction to Structures; following with topics such as Concrete Design, Steel Design, Masonry Design and Timber Design to equip you with the basics to design key elements with these materials; and finishing with Special Structures Topics, presenting you with information on geotechnical considerations, retrofit, blast, cladding design, vibration and sustainability.
Designed as quick reference materials, the Architect's Guidebooks to Structures titles will provide architecture students and professionals with the key knowledge necessary to understand and design structures. Each book includes imperial and metric units, rules of thumb, clear design examples, worked problems, discussions on the practical aspects of designs, and preliminary member selection tables; all in a handy, portable size. Read more in the series blog: http://architectsguidestructures.wordpress.com/