Engineering for Steel Construction

by Robert O. Disque, Asst. Dir. of Engrg.; American Institute of Steel Construction, Chicago, Ill.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1984, Vol. 54, Issue 1, Pg. 51-53

Document Type: Feature article


Engineering for Steel Construction, just published by the American Institute of Steel Construction, limns the latest advances in detailing and connections for structural engineers. A detailed summary of the book's seven chapters includes the theory and applications used to model the design procedures for various details and connections, such as the instantaneous method for analyzing certain types of eccentric connections; two separate ways to detail brackets; prying action; a new philosophy of material tear-out of tension splices; metallurgy and welding; eccentricities on bolted connections; single plate shear connections; moment connections; stiffener requirements for end plate connections; skewed, sloped and canted beam connections; columns; recommended column splices; column base plates; framing for heavy construction; and heavy bracing connections.

Subject Headings: Steel construction | Beam columns | Construction materials | Structural steel | Steel columns | Steel structures | Structural models | Structural analysis

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