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SCI (Steel Construction Institute)

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Engineering & Technology



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Civil Engineering & Environmental Engineering





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Fully revised to comply with the new EUROCODE standards Packed full of tables, analytical design information and worked examples Contributors number leading academics, consulting engineers and fabricators 'A must for anyone involved in steel design' - Journal of Constructional Steel Research.

Key Features
Author(s)SCI (Steel Construction Institute)
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
Date of Publication09/02/2012
GenreCivil Engineering & Environmental Engineering

Publication Data
Place of PublicationChicester
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintWiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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Weight2552 g
Width178 mm
Height248 mm
Spine57 mm

Edited byBuick Davison, Graham W. Owens

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Edition Statement7th Revised edition

Table Of ContentsIntroduction to the seventh edition xv Contributors xix INTRODUCTION 1 Introduction - designing to the Eurocodes 1 1.1 Introduction 1 1.2 Creation of the Eurocodes 2 1.3 Structure of the Eurocodes 2 1.4 Non-contradictory complementary information - NCCI 5 1.5 Implementation in the UK 5 1.6 Benefits of designing to the Eurocodes 6 1.7 Industry support for the introduction of the Eurocodes 7 1.8 Conclusions 8 2 Integrated design for successful steel construction 10 2.1 Client requirements for whole building performance, value and impact 10 2.2 Design for sustainability 19 2.3 Design for overall economy 27 2.4 Conclusions 33 References to Chapter 2 34 3 Loading to the Eurocodes 35 3.1 Imposed loads 35 3.2 Imposed loads on roofs 38 3.3 Snow loads 39 3.4 Accidental actions 52 3.5 Combinations of actions 54 References to Chapter 3 60 Worked example 61 DESIGN SYNTHESIS 4 Single-storey buildings 65 4.1 The roles for steel in single-storey buildings 65 4.2 Design for long term performance 66 4.3 Anatomy of structure 70 4.4 Loading 78 4.5 Common types of primary frame 80 4.6 Preliminary design of portal frames 90 4.7 Bracing 101 4.8 Design of portal frames to BS EN 1993-1-1 109 References to Chapter 4 127 Worked example 128 5 Multi-storey buildings 134 5.1 Introduction 134 5.2 Costs and construction programme 135 5.3 Understanding the design brief 137 5.4 Structural arrangements to resist sway 140 5.5 Stabilising systems 150 5.6 Columns 154 5.7 Floor systems 157 References to Chapter 5 169 6 Industrial steelwork 171 6.1 Introduction 171 6.2 Anatomy of structure 181 6.3 Loading 195 6.4 Thermal effects 201 6.5 Crane girder/lifting beam design 202 6.6 Structure in its wider context 204 References to Chapter 6 205 Further reading for Chapter 6 205 7 Special steel structures 207 7.1 Introduction 207 7.2 Space frame structures: 3-dimensional grids based on regular solids 208 7.3 Lightweight tension steel cable structures 210 7.4 Lightweight compression steel structures 219 7.5 Steel for stadiums 226 7.6 Information and process in the current digital age - the development of technology 228 References to Chapter 7 235 Further reading for Chapter 7 236 8 Light steel structures and modular construction 238 8.1 Introduction 238 8.2 Building applications 242 8.3 Benefits of light steel construction 245 8.4 Light steel building elements 248 8.5 Modular construction 252 8.6 Hybrid construction 257 8.7 Structural design issues 260 8.8 Non-structural design issues 264 References to Chapter 8 270 9 Secondary steelwork 271 9.1 Introduction 271 9.2 Issues for consideration 271 9.3 Applications 280 References to Chapter 9 303 APPLIED METALLURGY 10 Applied metallurgy of steel 305 10.1 Introduction 305 10.2 Chemical composition 306 10.3 Heat treatment 309 10.4 Manufacture and effect on properties 315 10.5 Engineering properties and mechanical tests 319 10.6 Fabrication effects and service performance 321 10.7 Summary 327 References to Chapter 10 329 Further reading for Chapter 10 330 11 Failure processes 331 11.1 Fracture 331 11.2 Linear elastic fracture mechanics 335 11.3 Elastic-plastic fracture mechanics 337 11.4 Materials testing for fracture properties 340 11.5 Fracture-safe design 343 11.6 Fatigue 345 11.7 Final comments 356 References to Chapter 11 357 Further reading for Chapter 11 358 ANALYSIS 12 Analysis 359 12.1 Introduction 359 12.2 The basics 360 12.3 Analysis and design 364 12.4 Analysis by hand 368 12.5 Analysis by software 371 12.6 Analysis of multi-storey buildings 381 12.7 Portal frame buildings 391 12.8 Special structural members 404 12.9 Very important issues 425 References to Chapter 12 427 13 Structural vibration 430 13.1 Introduction 430 13.2 Causes of vibration 432 13.3 Perception of vibration 433 13.4 Types of response 436 13.5 Determining the modal properties 437 13.6 Calculating vibration response 443 13.7 Acceptability criteria 449 13.8 Practical considerations 450 13.9 Synchronised crowd activities 45
Author BiographyThe Steel Construction Institute (SCI) is an independent, member-based organisation supporting, developing and promoting the effective use of steel in construction. Buick Davidson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield. Graham Owens was, until recently, Director of the SCI and he is now a consultant for the SCI.

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