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Fully updated for the latest building and design codes, standards, and specifications, this invaluable working tool and one-of-a-kind reference offers complete coverage of the design of steel structuresNow in its Fifth Edition,Structural Steel Designer's Handbookcontinues to provide designers of steel structures with a convenient, single source of information to facilitate the practical design of steel structures. The work begins with a concise yet comprehensive discourse on the properties of structural steel and the fundamentals of fabrications and erection. It continues with the presentation of modern structural design methods applicable to buildings and other structures, such as roof systems and bridges of various types. The book covers the design of membersbeams, columns, and tension componentsand of bolted and welded connections. Reference is made to the governing design codes throughout.New to this Edition Chapter 1 updated to reflect changes in the steel specificationsAmerican Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) through 2009 Chapter 4 updated to cover the latest loading codes for buildingsAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 7-09 and the 2009 International Building Code (IBC) Chapters 5 and 6 updated to cover the latest design specifications for buildingsAmerican Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) 360-2010 Chapter 8 revised to include changes in seismic design requirements for buildings per ASCE 7-09 and the 2009 IBC Chapter 9 revised to reflect the latest in cold-formed steel design, per American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) S100-2007 standards Chapters 10 and 12 through 15 revised to include changes in the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO's) specifications through 2009Comprehensive coverage: Properties of Structural Steels and Effects of Steelmaking and Fabrication; Fabrication and Erection; Connections; Building Codes, Loads, and Fire Protection; Criteria for Building Design; Design of Building Members; Floor and Roof Systems; Lateral-Force Design; Cold-Formed Steel Design; Highway Bridge Design Criteria; Railroad Bridge Design Criteria; Beam and Girder Bridges; Truss Bridges; Arch Bridges; Cable-Suspended Bridges
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Properties of Structural Steels and Effects of Steelmaking and Fabrication; Chapter 2. Fabrication and Erection; Chapter 3. Connections; Chapter 4. Building Codes, Loads, and Fire Protection; Chapter 5. Criteria for Building Design; Chapter 6. Design of Building Members; Chapter 7. Floor and Roof Systems; Chapter 8. Lateral-Force Design; Chapter 9. Cold-Formed Steel Design; Chapter 10. Highway Bridge Design Criteria; Chapter 11. Railroad Bridge Design Criteria; Chapter 12. Beam and Girder Bridges; Chapter 13. Truss Bridges; Chapter 14. Arch Bridges; Chapter 15. Cable-Suspended Bridges