# Design of Steel Structures. Eurocode 3: Designof Steel Structures, Part 1-1: General Rules and Rules for Buildings. 2nd Edition

• ID: 3798717
• Book
• 462 Pages
• John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This book introduces the fundamental design concepts of Eurocode 3 for steel structures in building construction, and their practical application.

Following a discussion of the basis of design, above all the principles of the limit state approach, the material standards and their use are detailed. The fundamentals of structural analysis and modeling are presented, followed by the design criteria and approaches for various types of structural members. The following chapters expand on the principles and applications of elastic and plastic design, each exemplified by the step–by–step design calculation of a braced steel–framed building and an industrial building, respectively.

Besides providing the necessary theoretical concepts for a good understanding, this manual intends to be a supporting tool for practicing engineers. To that end, numerous worked examples are provided throughout the book, concerning the analysis of steel structures and the design of elements under several types of actions. These examples facilitate the application of Eurocode regulations in practice.

The second edition contains more worked examples and extended explications on issues like torsion.
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INTRODUCTION

General Observations

Codes of Practice and Normalization

Basis of Design

Ultimate limit states

Serviceability limit states

Durability

Sustainability

Materials

Material specification

Mechanical properties

Toughness and through thickness properties

Fatigue properties

Corrosion resistance

Geometric Characteristics and Tolerances

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS

Structural Modelling, Worked Examples

Global Analysis of Steel Structures, Worked Examples

Classification of Cross Sections

DESIGN OF MEMBERS

Tension, Worked Examples

Laterally Restrained Beams, Worked Examples

Torsion, Worked Examples

Compression, Worked Examples

Laterally Unrestrained Beams, Worked Examples

Beam–Columns, Worked Examples

ELASTIC DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES

Simplified Methods of Analysis

Amplified sway–moment method

Sway–mode buckling length method

Worked Example

Member Stability of Non–prismatic Members and Components

Non–prismatic members

Members with intermediate restraints

General method

Worked Example

Design Example 1: Elastic Design of Braced Steel–Framed Building

PLASTIC DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES 345

General Rules for Plastic Design

Plastic limit analysis: method of mechanisms

Code requirements for plastic analysis

Methods of Analysis

Approximate methods for pre–design

Computational analysis

2nd order effects

Worked Example

Member Stability and Buckling Resistance

General criteria for the verification of the stability of members with plastic hinges

Bracings

Verification of the stability of members with plastic hinges

Worked Examples

Design Example 2: Plastic Design of Industrial Building

REFERENCES
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