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This up-to-date book includes the latest specification from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). The emphasis is on the design of building components in accordance with the provisions of the AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Specification and the LRFD Manual of Steel Construction. Without requiring students to have a knowledge of stability theory or statically indeterminate structures, the book maintains a balance of background material with applications.
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William T. Segui is a Professor of Civil Engineering at The University of Memphis, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1968. He holds a B.S.C.E, M.S., and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. After obtaining his B.S.C.E., he served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force from 1960-1963. In 1963, he joined Wilbur Smith Associates, where he was a highway bridge designer. In 1964, he enrolled in graduate school and was the recipient of an NSF Graduate Traineeship. Since joining the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Memphis, he has received two NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowships at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. He has worked several summers for various consulting firms and for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He was a recipient of the University of Memphis Distinguished Teaching Award in 2000. Professor Segui is a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction and is a member of the Committee on Manuals. He received the 2011 AISC Special Achievement Award for his contributions to steel design education. He is a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a member of the Tennessee Structural Engineers Association. He is a licensed professional engineer in Tennessee.Review:
â€œThis book is excellently written. It is at precisely the correct level of detail for undergraduate students. The presentation style is just right: precise and to the point.â€
â€œMy overall assessment is very positive. I am glad that this excellent textbook is being updated to incorporate the provisions of the latest AISC Code Provisions.â€
â€œI think that the overall strength of this text is its direct approach to many of the most common situations in steel design.â€
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Book Description CL Engineering, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11053439373X
Book Description CL Engineering, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M053439373X