|Publisher:||Elsevier Science & Technology Books|
|Edition description:||1 ED|
|Product dimensions:||7.09(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)|
Table of ContentsChapter headings and subchapters: Introduction. Japanese contributions to structural stability design. Buckling patterns of steel plated structures in the 1995 Hanshin earthquake. High performance steel and structural stability. Structural Stability Theory and Numerical Analysis. Introduction. Stability analysis of framed structures. Elastic bifurcation analysis. Stability of inelastic systems. Concluding remarks. Materials and Constitutive Laws. Introduction. Steels. Concretes. Constitutive Laws. Concluding Remarks. Steel Members. Introduction. Columns. Beams. Concluding Remarks. Plate Elements. Introduction. Plate panels. Stiffened steel plates. Evaluation of ultimate strength of plates based on statistical procedure. Design formulas for stiffened plates based on statistical procedure. Ductility of steel plates with various material properties under monotonic loading. Concluding remarks. Plate and Box Girders. Introduction. Straight plate girders. Horizontally curved girders. Straight box girders. Design concept and computer analysis. Concluding remarks. Stability Problems in Steel-Concrete Composite Members and Elements. Introduction. Outline of SRC standards for building structures. Stability design of concrete filled tubes (CFT). Design of composite beam members. Sandwich elements. Concluding Remarks. Frames. Introduction. Stability design method for rigid frames using effective length. Rigid frames design by second-order elastic matrix analysis. Concluding remarks. Arches. Introduction. In-plane stability and ultimate strength. Out-of-plane stability and ultimate strength. Lateral bracing requirement and ultimatestrength of steel arch bridges subjected to lateral loads. Concluding remarks. Coupled Instability. Introduction. Local buckling strength of stub-columns. Coupled buckling strength. Optimum design for thin-walled compression members. Concluding remarks. Cyclic Buckling and Impact Strength. Introduction. Hysteretic behavior of structural elements under reversed and repetitive axial force. Hysteretic behavior of thin-walled beam-column segments under alternating bending. Steel bridge piers subjected to strong ground motions. Pseudo-dynamic testing under earthquake loading. Steel and concrete-steel composite structures subjected to impact loading. Concluding remarks. Database for Steel Structures. Introduction. Outline of NDSS database. Applications of NDSS. New approach for test information. Multimedia object-oriented structural information system. Concluding remarks.