Australian Guidebook for Structural Engineers

Author: Pack, Lonnie

Date published

28 July 2017

Price
Free to members
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Australian Guidebook for Structural Engineers

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Author
Pack, Lonnie
Date published
28 July 2017
Price
Free to members
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Author

Pack, Lonnie

Date published

28 July 2017

Author

Pack, Lonnie

Price

Free to members

A practical and essential tool providing everything necessary for structural design engineers to create detailed and accurate calculations.

Basic information is provided for steel, concrete and geotechnical design in accordance with Australian and international standards.

Detailed design items are also provided, especially relevant to the mining and oil and gas industries. Examples include pipe supports, lifting analysis and dynamic machine foundation design.

Steel theory is presented with information on fabrication, transportation and costing, along with member, connection, and anchor design.

Concrete design includes information on construction costs, as well as detailed calculations ranging from a simple beam design to the manual production of circular column interaction diagrams.

For geotechnics, simple guidance is given on the manual production and code compliance of calculations for items such as pad footings, piles, retaining walls, and slabs.

Each chapter also includes recommended drafting details to aid in the creation of design drawings. More generally, highly useful aids for design engineers include section calculations and force diagrams.

Capacity tables cover real-world items such as various slab thicknesses with a range of reinforcing options, commonly used steel sections, and lifting lug capacities.

Calculations are given for wind, seismic, vehicular, piping, and other loads. User guides are included for Space Gass and Strand7, including a non-linear analysis example for lifting lug design.

Users are also directed to popular vendor catalogues to acquire commonly used items, such as steel sections, handrails, grating, grouts and lifting devices.

This guidebook supports practicing engineers in the development of detailed designs and refinement of their engineering skill and knowledge.

Additional information

Format:
eBook
ISBN:
9781351769662
Pages:
511
Publisher:
CRC Press LLC

Tags

Concrete Metal - steel Industrial Codes & Standards Construction management Best practice Beam Column Wall Anchorage Foundation Connections Piling Loading Calculation E-book Australia Library

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