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Description - Plastic Design of Frames: Volume 2, Applications by Jaques Heyman

The plastic method is the most efficient way of designing steel structures. In this textbook two of the pioneers who developed the method outline the simple theory and the techniques involved in analysis and design. It covers the needs of undergraduates studying engineering, and those of most designers. A special feature is the large number of graded examples accompanied by numerical solutions. SI (metric) units are adopted throughout.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521079846
ISBN-10: 0521079845
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 152mm)
Pages: 302
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 2-Feb-1971
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jaques Heyman

Jaques Heyman is the former Head of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge and the author of ten books, including The Stone Skeleton, Elements of the Theory of Structures, Structural Analysis: A Historical Approach, Elements of Stress Analysis, the two-volume set Plastic Design Frames: Volume 1 Fundamentals and Volume 2 Applications, with Lord Baker, and the forthcoming Basic Structural Theory. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, the Institution of Civil Engineers, and the Royal Academy of Engineering. He acted as a consulting engineer for a number of English cathedrals and as a member of the Architectural Advisory Panel for Westminster Abbey and of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England, and he has served on many British Standards committees. The Stone Skeleton won the Choice Outstanding Academic Books Award in 1996.