Steel Designers’ Manual (7th Edition) – SCI (Steel Construction Institute) /eds. Buick Davison, Graham W. Owens

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SELECTED CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

1 Introduction – designing to the Eurocodes

  • Introduction
  • Creation of the Eurocodes
  • Structure of the Eurocodes
  • Non-contradictory complementary information – NCCI
  • Implementation in the UK
  • Benefits of designing to the Eurocodes
  • Industry support for the introduction of the Eurocodes

2 Integrated design for successful steel constructon

  • Client requirements for whole building performance, value and impact
  • Design for sustainability
  • Design for overall economy

3 Loading to the Eurocodes

  • Imposed loads
  • Imposed loads on roofs
  • Snow loads
  • Accidental actions
  • Combinations of actions
  • Worked example

4 Single-storey buildings

  • The roles for steel in single-storey buildings
  • Design for long terms performance
  • Anatomy of structure
  • Loading
  • Common types of primary frame
  • Preliminary design of portal frames
  • Bracing
  • Design of portal frames to BS EN 1993-1-1
  • Worked example

5 Multi-storey buildings

  • Introduction
  • Costs and construction programme
  • Understanding the design brief
  • Structural arrangements to resist sway
  • Stabilising systems
  • Columns
  • Floor systems

6 Industrial steelwork

  • Introduction
  • Anatomy of structure
  • Loading
  • Thermal effects
  • Crane girdedlifting beam design
  • Structure in its wider context

7 Special steel structures

  • Introduction
  • Space frame structures: 3-dimensional grids based on regular solids
  • Lightweight tension steel cable structures
  • Lightweight compression steel structures
  • Steel for stadiums
  • Information and process in the current digital age – the development of technolog

8 Light steel structures and modular construction

  • Introduction
  • Building applications
  • Benefits of light steel construction
  • Light steel building elements
  • Modular construction
  • Hybrid construction
  • Structural design issues
  • Non-structural design issues

9 Secondary steelwork

  • Introduction
  • Issues for consideration
  • Applications

APPLIED METALLURGY

10 Applied metallurgy of steel

  • Introduction
  • Chemical composition
  • Heat treatment
  • Manufacture and effect on properties
  • Engineering properties and mechanical tests
  • Fabrication effects and service performance

11 Failure processes

  • Fracture
  • Linear elastic fracture mechanics
  • Elastic-plastic fracture mechanics
  • Materials testing for fracture properties
  • Fracture-safe design
  • Fatigue

 ANALYSIS

12 Analysis

  • Introduction
  • The basics
  • Analysis and design
  • Analysis by hand
  • Analysis by software
  • Analysis of multi-storey buildings
  • Portal frame buildings
  • Special structural members
  • Very important issue

13 Structural vibration

  • Introduction
  • Causes of vibration
  • Perception of vibration
  • Types of response
  • Determining the modal properties
  • Calculating vibration response
  • Acceptability criteria
  • Practical considerations
  • Synchronised crowd activities

ELEMENT DESIGN

14 Local buckling and cross-section classification

  • Introduction
  • Cross-sectional dimensions and moment-rotation behaviour
  • Effect of moment-rotation behaviour on approach to design and analysis
  • Classification table
  • Economic factors

15 Tension members

  • Introduction
  • Types of tension member
  • Design for axial tension
  • Combined bending and tension
  • Eccentricity of end connections
  • Other considerations
  • Cables

16 Columns and struts

  • Introduction
  • Common types of member
  • Design considerations
  • Cross-sectional considerations
  • Column buckling resistance
  • Torsional and flexural-torsional buckling
  • Effective (buckling) lengths
  • Special types of strut
  • Economic points
  • Worked example

17 Beams

  • Introduction
  • Common types of beam
  • Cross-section classification and moment resistance
  • Basic design
  • Laterally unrestrained beams
  • Beams with web openings
  • Worked example

18 Plate girders

  • Introduction
  • Advantages and disadvantages
  • Initial choice of cross-section for plate girders
  • Design of plate girders to BS EN 1993-1-5
  • Worked example

19 Members with compression and moments

  • Occurrence of combined loading
  • Types of response – interaction
  • Effect of moment gradient loading
  • Selection of type of cross-section
  • Basic design procedure to Eurocode 3
  • Special design methods for members in portal frames
  • Worked example

20 Trusses

  • Introduction
  • Types of truss
  • Guidance on overall concept
  • Selection of elements and connections
  • Analysis of trusses
  • Detailed design considerations for elements
  • Bracing
  • Rigid-jointed Vierendeel girders
  • Worked example

21 Composite slabs

  • Definition
  • General description
  • Design for the construction condition
  • Design of composite slabs
  • Design for shear and concentrated loads
  • Tests on composite slabs
  • Serviceability limits and crack control
  • Shrinkage and creep
  • Fire resistance
  • Worked example

22 Composite beams

  • Introduction
  • Material properties
  • Composite beams
  • Plastic analysis of composite section
  • Shear resistance
  • Shear connection
  • Full and partial shear connection
  • Transverse reinforcement
  • Primary beams and edge beams
  • Continuous composite beams
  • Serviceability limit states
  • Design tables for composite beams
  • Worked example

23 Composite columns

  • Introduction
  • Design of composite columns
  • Simplified design method
  • Illustrative examples of design of composite columns
  • Longitudinal and transverse shear forces
  • Worked example

24 Design of light gauge steel elements

  • Introduction
  • Section properties
  • Local buckling
  • Distortional buckling
  • Design of compression members
  • Design of members in bending
  • Worked example

CONNECTION DESIGN

25 Bolting assemblies

  • Types of structural bolting assembly
  • Methods of tightening and their application
  • Geometric considerations
  • Methods of analysis of bolt groups
  • Design strengths
  • Tables of resistance

26 Welds and design for welding

  • Advantages of welding
  • Ensuring weld quality and properties by the use of standards
  • Recommendations for cost reduction
  • Welding processes
  • Geometric considerations
  • Methods of analysis of weld groups
  • Design strengths
  • Concluding remarks

27 Joint design and simple connections

  • Introduction
  • Simple connections
  • Worked example

28 Design of moment connections

  • Introduction
  • Design philosophy
  • Tension zone
  • Compression zone
  • Shear zone
  • Stiffeners
  • Design moment of resistance of end-plate joints
  • Rotational stiffness and rotation capacity

FOUNDATIONS

Foundations and holding-down systems

  • Types of foundation
  • Design of foundations
  • Fixed and pinned column bases
  • Pinned column bases – axially loaded I-section columns
  • Design of fixed column bases
  • Holding-down systems
  • Worked example

30 Steel piles and steel basements

  • Introduction
  • Types of steel piles
  • Geotechnical uncertainty
  • Choosing a steel basement
  • Detailed basement design: Introduction
  • Detailed basement designs: Selection of soil parameters
  • Detailed basement design: Geotechnical analysis
  • Detailed basement design: Structural design
  • Other design details
  • Constructing a steel basement: Pile installation techniques
  • Specification and site control
  • Movement and monitoring

CONSTRUCTION

Design for movement in structures

  • Introduction
  • Effects of temperature variation
  • Spacing of expansion joints
  • Design for movement in typical single-storey industrial steel buildings
  • Design for movement in typical multi-storey buildings
  • Treatment of movement joints
  • Use of special bearings

32 Tolerances

  • Introduction
  • Standards
  • Implications of tolerances
  • Fabrication tolerances
  • Erection tolerances

33 Fabrication

  • Introduction
  • Economy of fabrication
  • Welding
  • Bolting
  • Cutting
  • Handling and routeing of steel
  • Quality management

34 Erection

  • Introduction
  • Method statements, regulations and documentation
  • Planning
  • Site practices
  • Site fabrication and modifications
  • Steel decking and shear connectors
  • Cranes and craneage
  • Safety
  • Accidents

35 Fire protection and fire engineering

  • Introduction
  • Building regulations
  • Fire engineering design codes
  • Structural performance in fire
  • Fire protection materials
  • Advanced fire engineering
  • Selection of an appropriate approach to fire protection and fire engineering
    for specific buildings
  • Worked example

36 Corrosion and corrosion prevention

  • Introduction
  • General corrosion
  • Other forms of corrosion
  • Corrosion rates
  • Effect of the environment
  • Design and corrosion
  • Surface preparation
  • Metallic coatings
  • Paint coatings
  • Application of paints
  • Weather-resistant steels
  • The protective treatment specification
  • Relevant standards

Appendix

Steel technology

  • Elastic properties
  • European standards for structural steels 1110

Design theory

  • Bending moment, shear and deflection
  • Second moments of area
  • Geometrical properties of plane sections
  • Plastic moduli
  • Formulae for rigid frames

Design of elements and connections

  • Explanatory notes on section dimensions and properties
  • Tables of dimensions and gross section properties
  • Bolt and Weld Data for S275
  • Bolt and Weld Data for S355

Eurocodes

  • Extracts from Concise Eurocodes

Floors

  • Floor plates

Construction

  • Fire resistance
  • Section factors for fire design
  • Corrosion resistance

Standards

  • British and European Standards for steelwork

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