Steel Structures : Practical Design Studies by Hassan Al Nageim
By Hassan Al Nageim
The fourth variation of this well known metal constructions e-book comprises references to either Eurocodes and British criteria. all of the fabric has been up to date the place valuable, and new and revised labored examples are integrated. Sections at the that means, the aim and bounds of structural layout, sustainable metal development and effort saving were updated.
The preliminary chapters disguise the necessities of structural engineering and structural metal layout. the rest of the booklet is devoted to a aspect exam of the research and layout of chosen forms of constructions, providing advanced designs in an comprehensible and trouble-free approach. those buildings contain quite a number unmarried and multi-storey constructions, ground platforms and wide-span structures. every one layout instance is illustrated with functions in response to present Eurocodes or British general layout facts, therefore supporting the reader to proportion within the atmosphere of the layout technique that quite often occurs in useful places of work and improve genuine layout skills.
Two new chapters at the layout of cased metal columns and plate girders with and with no inflexible finish posts to EC4 & EC3 are integrated too. References were absolutely up-to-date and comprise worthy site addresses.
Emphasis is put on functional layout which will assisting undergraduate scholars and newly certified engineers bridge the space among educational examine and paintings within the layout place of work. training engineers who desire a refresher path on up-to-dates tools of layout and research to EC3 and EC4 also will locate the e-book important, and diverse labored examples are included.
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Finally the estimates and tender documents can be ﬁnalized for submission to contractors. The structural designer uses his/her knowledge of structural mechanics and design, materials, geotechnics and codes of practice and combines this with his/her practical experience to produce a satisfactory design. He/she takes advice from specialists, makes use of codes, design aids, handbooks and computer software to help him/her in making decisions and to carry out complex analysis and design calculations.
However, references are made in some cases. In limit state philosophy, the steel codes are Level 1 safety codes. This means that safety or reliability is provided on a structural element basis by specifying partial factors of safety for loads and materials. All relevant separate limit states must be checked. Level 2 is partly based on probabilistic concepts and gives a greater reliability than a Level 1 design code. A Level 3 code would entail a fully probabilistic design for the complete structure.
G. plate girders or trusses. However, with optimum designs the depths are often some 50% greater than those normally adopted and the effect of this on the total building cost should be considered. Again, in optimizing member costs it is essential to rationalize sizes, even if this may lead to some oversized items. Floor layouts and column spacings should be regular and as a consequence, fabrication and erection will be simpliﬁed and cost reduced. 2 Aims and factors considered in design comparison The aim of the design comparison is to enable the designer to ascertain the most economical solution that meets the requirements for the given structure.