Optimum Design of Steel Structures, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642368689
  • ISBN-13: 9783642368684
  • DDC: 691.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 265 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book helps designers and manufacturers to select and develop the most suitable and competitive steel structures, which are safe, fit for production and economic. An optimum design system is used to find the best characteristics of structural models, which guarantee the fulfilment of design and fabrication requirements and minimize the cost function. Realistic numerical models are used as main components of industrial steel structures.Chapter 1 containts some experiences with the optimum design of steel structuresChapter 2 treats some newer mathematical optimization methods.Chapter 3 gives formulae for fabrication times and costs.Chapters 4 deals with beams and columns. Summarizes the Eurocode rules for design.Chapter 5 deals with the design of tubular trusses.Chapter 6 gives the design of frame structures and fire-resistant design rules for a frame.In Chapters 7 some minimum cost design problems of stiffened and cellular plates and shells are worked out for cases of different stiffenings and loads.Chapter 8 gives a cost comparison of cylindrical and conical shells.The book contains a large collection of literatures and a subject list and a name index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
List of Symbols.
1: Experiences with the Optimum Design of Steel Structures.
2: Newer Mathematical Methods in Structural Optimization.
3: Cost Calculations.
4: Beams and Columns.
5: Tubular Trusses.
6: Frames.
7: Stiffened Plates.
8: Cylindrical and Conical Shells.
Appendix A: Square Hollow Sections Cold Formed BS EN 10219:1997.
Appendix B: Rectangular Hollow Section Cold Formed BS EN 10219:1997.
Appendix C: Circular Hollow Section EN 10210-2.
Appendix D: British Universal Beams.
Subject Index.