Structural Steel Design: A Practice-Oriented Approach, 2e, bridges the gap between theory and practice, helping readers learn the basics of steel design and how to practically apply that learning to actual steel-framed building projects.
Teaching and Learning Experience
Abi Aghayere, Ph.D., P.Eng. is a Professor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at Drexel University and co-author of Reinforced Concrete Design, and Structural Wood Design: A Practice Oriented Approach. He has more than 25 years of experience in the analysis and design of various types of building structures in Canada and the United States.
Jason Vigil, P.E., S.E. is a consultant in Rochester, New York with more than 15 years of experience as a structural engineer specializing in buildings of varying complexity and is an adjunct professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is also the co-author of Structural Wood Design: A Practice Oriented Approach.
now includes the LRFD method with some design examples using LRFD for joists, girders and axially load members.
is based on the 2015 NDS and 2015 IBC model code.
includes a more in-depth discussion of framing and framing systems commonly used in practice, such as, metal plate connected trusses, rafter and collar tie framing, and pre-engineered framing.
includes sample drawings, drawing notes and specifications that might typically be used in practice.
includes updated floor joist span charts that are more practical and are easy to use.
includes a chapter on practical considerations covering topics like flitch beams, wood poles used for footings, reinforcement of existing structures, and historical data on wood properties.
includes a section on long span and high rise wood structures
includes an enhanced student design project