Structural Steel Selection Considerations: A Guide for Students, Educators, Designers, and Builders

by Reidar Bjorhovde,
Michael F. Engestrom,
Larry G. Griffis,
Larry A. Kloiber,
James O. Malley,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0539-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0539-5 (ISBN-10), 2001, Soft Cover, Pg. 110
28 cm

Document Type: Book


Sponsored by the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE; American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.

This report describes the properties of steel and the criteria used to select appropriate steels to serve the intended needs. It presents a detailed evaluation of issues related to steel production, steel materials, design considerations, fabrication considerations, and service issues for structures whose major components are made from structural steel. Specific recommendations are made for how to deal with the large number of important factors that will affect the eventual performance of the completed structure.

Subject Headings: Steel structures | Steel construction | Structural steel | Students | Structural members | Structural engineering | Structural behavior


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