Jaques Heyman is the former Head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge and the author of ten books, including The Stone Skeleton, Elements of the Theory of Structures, Structural Analysis: A Historical Approach, Elements of Stress Analysis, the two-volume set Plastic Design Frames: Volume 1 Fundamentals and Volume 2 Applications, with Lord Baker, and the forthcoming Basic Structural Theory. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, the Institution of Civil Engineers, and the Royal Academy of Engineering. He acted as a consulting engineer for a number of English cathedrals and as a member of the Architectural Advisory Panel for Westminster Abbey and of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England, and he has served on many British Standards committees. The Stone Skeleton won the Choice Outstanding Academic Books Award in 1996.
This volume covers applications and advanced topics on the theory of plastic design of structures.
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Table of Contents
1. The yield surface; 2. Elementary space frames; 3. Unsymmetrical bending; 4. Reinforced concrete and masonry; 5. Elastic-plastic analysis; 6. Repeated loading; 7. Minimum weight design; 8. Numerical analysis; 9. Multi-storey frames; 10. A design example.
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