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

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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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Table of Contents

General Observations
Codes of Practice and Normalization
Basis of Design
Ultimate limit states
Serviceability limit states
Material specification
Mechanical properties
Toughness and through thickness properties
Fatigue properties
Corrosion resistance
Geometric Characteristics and Tolerances
Structural Modelling, Worked Examples
Global Analysis of Steel Structures, Worked Examples
Classification of Cross Sections
Tension, Worked Examples
Laterally Restrained Beams, Worked Examples
Torsion, Worked Examples
Compression, Worked Examples
Laterally Unrestrained Beams, Worked Examples
Beam-Columns, Worked Examples
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
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
Verification of the stability of members with plastic hinges
Worked Examples
Design Example 2: Plastic Design of Industrial Building
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Author Information

Luis Sim?es da Silva ist Professor fur Stahlbau im Fachbereich Bauwesen der Universitat Coimbra, Portugal, und Leiter des Forschungszentrum fur Stahl- und Mischbautechnologie. Er ist Prasident des portugiesischen Stahlbauverbandes (CMM), Vorstandsmitglied und Vorsitzender des Technical Management Board der EKS und Autor von uber 300 wissenschaftlichen Abhandlungen in seinem Fachgebiet.
Rui A. D. Sim?es ist Professor im Fachbereich Bauwesen der Universitat Coimbra, Portugal. Im Jahr 1990 machte er dort seinen Abschluss als Bachelor of Science. Der Master-Grad wurde ihm 1995 verliehen und er promovierte im Jahr 2000. Professor Sim?es ist vornehmlich in der experimentellen Forschung tatig. Als Dozent unterrichtet er Studenten in Bachelor- und Master-Studiengangen und betreut Doktoranden. Weiterhin ist er fur die Weiterentwicklung von Ausbildungsprogrammen zustandig.
Helena Gervasio ist Gastprofessorin im Fachbereich Bauwesen der Universitat Coimbra, Portugal, technische Direktorin von GIPAC Lda, ein Ingenieurburo mit Spezialisierung auf Beratungsleistungen im Bereich Stahlbautechnik. Sie ist Mitglied des technischen Ausschusses TC14 "Sustainability and Eco-Efficiency of Steel Construction" der EKS.
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