Ductile Design of Steel Structures

Ductile Design of Steel Structures

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Ensure ductile behavior in any steel structure Engineer earthquake resistant structures using today's most advanced ductile steel design techniques. This guide gives you the latest seismic-resistant design criteria--based on research into the recent Northridge and Kobe earthquakes. You get fingertip access to the ductile properties of steel. . .essential data on the plastic behavior of cross-sections. . .and systematic methods and applications of plastic analysis. This time-saving resource walks you through the seismic design of ductile braced frames and moment resisting frames. . .provides the special detailing requirements needed to ensure satisfactory plastic behavior. . .gives you an overview of special steel-based energy dissipation systems. . .and much more.AISC. 1995. Load and Resistance Factor Design. Volume 1, 2nd Edition. American Institute of Steel Construction. Chicago, IL. 3. AISC. 1989. Manual of Steel Construction, Allowable Stress. 9th Edition. American Institute of Steel Construction.

Title:Ductile Design of Steel Structures
Author:Michel Bruneau, Chia-Ming Uang, Andrew Whittaker
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 1998


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