By Michel Bruneau,Chia-Ming Uang,Rafael Sabelli S.E.

Comprehensive insurance of the heritage and layout requisites for plastic and seismic layout of metal structures

Thoroughly revised all through, Ductile layout of metal Structures, moment variation, displays the newest plastic and seismic layout provisions and criteria from the yank Institute of metal development (AISC) and the Canadian normal organization (CSA). The booklet covers metal fabric, cross-section, part, and procedure reaction for functions in plastic and seismic layout, and gives functional tips on the right way to contain those rules into structural design.

Three new chapters deal with buckling-restrained braced body layout, metal plate shear wall layout, and hysteretic power dissipating structures and layout suggestions. 8 different chapters were broadly revised and increased, together with a bankruptcy featuring the fundamental seismic layout philosophy to figure out seismic rather a lot. Self-study difficulties on the finish of every bankruptcy support strengthen the strategies offered. Written through specialists in earthquake-resistant layout who're lively within the improvement of seismic directions, this is often a useful source for college kids and pros excited by earthquake engineering or different parts concerning the research and layout of metal structures.


  • Structural metal properties
  • Plastic habit on the cross-section level
  • Concepts, equipment, and purposes of plastic analysis
  • Building code seismic layout philosophy
  • Design of moment-resisting frames
  • Design of concentrically braced frames
  • Design of eccentrically braced frames
  • Design of metal strength dissipating systems
  • Stability and rotation ability of metal beams

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