Structural Steel Design ASD Method (4th Edition)

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9780065000603: Structural Steel Design ASD Method (4th Edition)

This introductory text on structural steel design continues Jack McCormac's tradition of writing textbooks that are accessible to students. Complicated theoretical derivations are presented in an easy-to-understand manner without overburdening students with technical explanations. The latest edition of this popular text conforms to AISC's 1989 Standards on Allowable Stress Design. Numerous topics have been expanded in the fourth edition including block shear, flexural-torsional buckling, and eccentrically loaded connections. Due to the expanded interest in the LRFD method, four chapters have been added to the text as an introduction to the subject.

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This introductory text on steel design can be easily understood by civil engineering majors as well as by students enrolled in community college civil engineering programs. Complicated theoretical derivations are presented in an accessible manner, not overburdening students with technical explanations. The book conforms to the 1989 AISC Standards, 9th edition, on Allowable Stress Design, and also introduces students to the alternate LRFD Method of steel design.

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Jack McCormac is Alumni Professor of Civil Engineering, Emeritus at Clemson University. He is the author of numerous textbooks in the field of civil engineering. His contributions to engineering education and the engineering profession have been recognized by many including the American Society for Engineering Education and the American Institute of Steel Construction. Professor McCormac belongs to the American Society of Civil Engineers and served as the principal civil engineering grader for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying.

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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Introduction to Structural Steel Design. Advantages of Steel as a Structural Material. Disadvantages of Steel as a Structural Material. Early Uses of Iron and Steel. Steel Sections. Cold Formed Lightgage Steel Shapes. Stress Strain Relationships in Structural Steel. Modern Structural Steels. Uses of High Strength Steel.Measurement of Toughness. Jumbo Sections. Lamellar Tearing. Furnishing of Structural Steel. The Structural Designer.Objectives of the Structural Designer. Economical Design of Steel Members. Calculation Accuracy . 2. Specifications, Loads and Methods of Design. Specifications and Building Codes. Loads. Dead Loads. Live Loads. Selection of Design Loads. Elastic and Plastic Design Methods Defined. Load and Resistance Factor Design. Factor of Safety. Failures of Engineering Structures. 3. Analysis of Tension Members. Introduction. Allowable Tensile Stresses and Loads. Net Areas. Effect of Staggered Holes. Effective Net Areas. Connecting Elements for Tension Members. Block Shear . 4. Design of Tension Members. Selection of Sections. Built-up Tension Members. Rods and Bars. Pin Connected Members. Design for Fatigue Loads. 5. Introduction to Axially Loaded Compression Members. General. Residual Stresses. Sections Used for Columns. Development of Column Formulas. Derivation of the Euler Formula. Obsolete Column Formulas. Long, Short and Intermediate Columns. The ASD and AASHTO Formulas. End Restraint and Effective Length of Columns. Maximum Slenderness Ratios. Example Problems. 6. Design of Axially Loaded Compression Members. Introduction. Column Design Tables. Column Splices. Columns with Different Unbraced Length. Built-up Columns. Lacing and Tie Plates. Stiffened and Un-stiffened Elements. Base Plates for Axially Loaded Columns. 7. Design of Axially Loaded Columns Continued. Further Discussion of Effective Length. Stiffness Reduction Factors. Columns Leaning on Each Other for In Plane Design. Introductory Remarks Concerning Flexural Torsional Buckling of. Compression Members. 8. Introduction to Beams. Types of Beams. Sections Used as Beams. Bending Stresses. Design with the Flexure Formula. Compact Sections. Holes in Beams. Lateral Support of Beams. Laterally Unbraced Beams. Design of Laterally Unbraced Beams. Design of Laterally Unbraced Beams. Design of Continuous Members. 9. Design of Beams (Continued). Shear Deflections. Webs and Flanges with Concentrated Loads. Unsymmetrical Bending. Design of Purlins. The Shear Center. Beam Bearing Plates. 10. Bending and Axial Stress. Occurrence. Calculation of Stresses. Specifications for Combined Stresses. Design for Axial Tension and Bending. Moment Amplification and Modification. ASD Equations. Design of Beam Columns. Pipe Columns and Structural Tubes. Limitations of ASD Tables. Combined Axial Tension and Bending. 11. Bolted Connections. Introduction. Types of Bolts. History of High-Strength Bolts. Advantages of High-Strength Bolts. Snug Tight and Fully-Tensioned Bolts. Methods for Fully-Tensioning High-Strength Bolts. Slip Resistant Connections and Bearing Type Connections. Mixed Joints. Sizes of Holes for Bolts and Rivets. Load Transfer and Types of Joints. Failure of Bolted Joints. Spacing and Edge Distances of Bolts. Bearing Type Connections: Loads Passing Through Center of Gravity of Connections. Slip Critical C. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0065000609

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