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Steel Structures: Design using FEM / Edition 1

Steel Structures: Design using FEM / Edition 1

by Rolf Kindmann, Matthias Kraus
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ISBN-13: 9783433029787
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

University Professor Dr.-Ing. Rolf Kindmann studied civil engineering at the University of Bochum. Between 1974 and 1989 he worked at the university for six years as a researcher and then for ten years at Thyssen Engineering in different positions, lastly as division manager of all engineering departments. From 1990 to 2013 he was a full professor and the head if the Institute of Steel and Composite Structures at the University of Bochum. In 1991 he founded Schürmann - Kindmann and partners, Consulting Engineers (SKP) in Dortmund. Professor Dr. Kindmann is a licensed checking engineer for steel and concrete structures and of design in railway engieneering.
Dr.-Ing. Matthias Kraus studied civil engineering at the Technical University of Darmstadt. In 2001 he changed to the University of Bochum as researcher, where he received his doctoral degree in 2005 and then worked as chief engineer at the Institute of Steel and Composite Structures. Since 2010 Dr. Kraus has worked at Schürmann - Kindmann and Partners, Dortmund, as chief engineer. He also has adjunct lecturships at the University of Bochum.

Table of Contents

Introduction and General Overview
Cross Section Properties
Principles of the FEM
FEM for Linear Calculations of Lattice Structures
FEM for Nonlinear Calculations of Lattice Structures
Solution of Equation Systems and Eigenvalue Problems
Stresses According to the Theory of Elasticity
Plastic Cross Section Bearing Capacity
Verification of Beams: Second Order Theory and Stability
FEM for Plane Load-Bearing Structures
FEM for Beam Cross Sections

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