Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, Fifth Edition

by: Roger Brockenbrough, P.E., Frederick S. Merritt, P.E.


Abstract: Fully updated with the most recent design codes, standards, and specifications, Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, Fifth Edition, provides a convenient, single source of the latest information essential to the practical design of steel structures. This comprehensive volume begins by covering the properties of structural steel and the fundamentals of fabrication and erection. Modern structural design methods applicable to buildings and other structures, such as roof systems and various types of bridges, are presented. Details on the design of members—beams, columns, and tension components—and of bolted and welded connections are also covered. Featuring contributions from renowned engineering experts, this is an invaluable working tool for structural steel designers.
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Title: Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, Fifth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2011 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071666664

Authors:

Roger Brockenbrough, P.E. is president of R. L. Brockenbrough & Associates, Inc. He was a senior research consultant for U.S. Steel, where he worked for 30 years until retiring. Mr. Brockenbrough is a member of AISI, AISC, and ASTM committees, and is an ASCE Fellow. He is the editor of Highway Engineering Handbook, now in its Third Edition, and a contributor to Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers, now in its Fifth Edition.

Frederick S. Merritt, P.E. (deceased) was a consulting engineer for many years with experience in building and bridge design, structural analysis, and construction management. A Fellow of ASCE and a Senior Member of ASTM, he was a senior editor of Engineering News-Record and author or editor of many books, including Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers, now in its Fifth Edition.

Description: Fully updated with the most recent design codes, standards, and specifications, Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, Fifth Edition, provides a convenient, single source of the latest information essential to the practical design of steel structures. This comprehensive volume begins by covering the properties of structural steel and the fundamentals of fabrication and erection. Modern structural design methods applicable to buildings and other structures, such as roof systems and various types of bridges, are presented. Details on the design of members—beams, columns, and tension components—and of bolted and welded connections are also covered. Featuring contributions from renowned engineering experts, this is an invaluable working tool for structural steel designers.