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Analysis and Design of Plated Structures - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128235706

Analysis and Design of Plated Structures

2nd Edition

Volume 1: Stability

Editors: N.E. Shanmugam C.M. Wang
Paperback ISBN: 9780128235706
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st September 2021
Page Count: 650
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Table of Contents

  1. Stability of plates: Analytic solutions
    2. Buckling of shear deformable plates subjected to variable in-plane forces
    3. Hencky bar net model for buckling analysis of rectangular plates
    4. Finite element formulation for plate stability analysis
    5. Developments on the GBT-based stability analysis of thin-walled members and structural systems
    6. Finite strip methods of stability analysis of thin-walled sections with applications to the direct strength method (DSM) of design
    7. Lateral buckling of tapered steel members
    8. Plastic buckling of plates
    9. Mechanical and thermal buckling of functionally graded and sandwich plates
    10. Thermal buckling and post buckling of laminated plates
    11. Local and interaction buckling of composite construction members
    12. Analysing the strength and ductility of plated structures
    13. Concrete-filled steel box columns
    14. Design of Sheathing Bracing Systems for Cold-formed Steel Wall Assemblies
    15. Stability of above ground storage tanks subjected to wind loading
    16. Behaviour analysis and design of light gauge steel members
    17. Structural behaviour of welded sections made of high strength S690 steel plates and their applications in construction
    18. Stability design of cold formed steel pallet racks
    19. Analysis of corrugated web plates in bridge structures
    20. Stability research into the design of curved steel bridges


Analysis and Design of Plated Structures: Stability, Second Edition covers the latest developments in new plate solutions and structural models for plate analysis. Completely revised and updated by its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, this edition also contains new chapters on GBT-based stability analysis and the finite strip and direct strength method (DSM). Other sections comprehensively cover bracing systems, storage tanks under wind loading, the analysis and design of light gauge steel members, applications of high strength steel members, cold-formed steel pallet racks, and the design of curved steel bridges.

This is a comprehensive reference for graduate students, researchers and practicing engineers in the fields of civil, structural, aerospace, mechanical, automotive and marine engineering.

Key Features

  • Features new chapters on the stability behavior of composite plates such as laminated composite, functionally graded, and steel concrete composite plate structures
  • Includes newly developed numerical simulation methods and new plate models
  • Provides generalized beam theory for analyzing thin-walled structures


Researchers, engineers and advanced university students in structural engineering, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, marine and ocean structures


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About the Editors

N.E. Shanmugam

N. E. Shanmugam is Professor of Civil Engineering at Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. N. E. Shanmugam has published widely in the area of plated structures.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Civil Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia

C.M. Wang

C. M. Wang is Professor of Engineeering Science and Civil Engineering at the National University of Singapore.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Engineeering Science and Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore