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Author Wong, M. Bill
Title Plastic analysis and design of steel structures [electronic resource] / M. Bill Wong
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, c2009
book jacket
Descript x, 246 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Plastic behaviour of structures; Concept of plastic hinge; Incremental plastic analysis ? hinge by hinge method; Virtual work method; Limit analysis by linear programming; Influence of other factors in plastic analysis; Design considerations
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2008. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Dec. 9, 2008). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
The plastic analysis method has been used extensively by engineers for designing steel structures. Simpler structures can be analyzed using the basic virtual work formulation, but more complex frames are evaluated with specialist computer software. This new book sets out a method for carrying out plastic analysis of complex structures without the need for specialist tools. The book provides an introduction to the use of linear programming techniques for plastic analysis. This powerful and advanced method for plastic analysis is important in an automated computational environment, in particular for non-linear structural analysis. A detailed comparison between the design codes for the United States and Australia and the emerging European Eurocodes enables practising engineers to understand the issues involved in plastic design procedures and the limitations imposed by this design method. * Covers latest research in plastic analysis and analytical tools * Introduces new successive approximation method for calculating collapse loads * Programming guide for using spreadsheet tools for plastic analysis
Link Original 9780750682985 0750682981 (DLC) 2008027081 (OCoLC)226361501
Subject Building, Iron and steel
Structural design
Plastic analysis (Engineering)
Electronic books. local
Alt Author ScienceDirect (Online service)
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