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Description - Simplified Design of Steel Structures by James Ambrose

For over sixty years, a primary source for design of steel structures -- now revised and updated. Examining a wide range of steel structures, building types, and construction details, Simplified Design of Steel Structures, Eighth Edition is a reliable, easy-to-use handbook that covers all commonly used steel systems, practices, and research in the field, reinforced with examples of practical designs and general building structural systems. The Eighth Edition of this leading book in the noted Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides has been updated to conform to current building codes, design practices, and industry standards. Featuring a wealth of illustrations, expanded text examples, exercise problems, and a helpful glossary, this outstanding tool: * Uses the latest American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) method of structural design.* Provides fundamental and real-world coverage of steel structures that assumes no previous experience.* Includes valuable study aids such as exercise problems, questions, and word lists to enhance usability.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470086315
ISBN-10: 0470086319
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 147mm x 35mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Ambrose

James Ambrose is Editor of the Parker/Ambrose Series of Simplified Design Guides. He practiced as an architect in California and Illinois, and as a structural engineer in Illinois. He was professor of architecture at the University of Southern California. Patrick Tripeny is an associate professor at the University of Utah's College of Architecture and Planning.

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