Design and Optimization of Metal Structures - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781904275299, 9781782420477

Design and Optimization of Metal Structures

1st Edition

Authors: J Farkas K Jarmai
Hardcover ISBN: 9781904275299
eBook ISBN: 9781782420477
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 1st April 2008
Page Count: 328
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Table of Contents

Newer mathematical optimization methods; Cost calculations; Seismic resistant design; Fire resistant design; Large-span suspended roof members; Frames; Stiffened plates; Welded stiffened cylindrical and conical shells; Tubular structures; Square box column composed from welded cellular plates; Appendices; References and index.


Description

Newer mathematical optimization methods; Cost calculations; Seismic resistant design; Fire resistant design; Large-span suspended roof members; Frames; Stiffened plates; Welded stiffened cylindrical and conical shells; Tubular structures; Square box column composed from welded cellular plates; Appendices; References and index.

Key Features

  • Emphasis is placed on economy and cost calculation, making it possible to compare costs and make significant savings in the design stages of metal structures
  • Optimizes numerical applications and analyses various theoretical and industrial problems, such as belt-conveyor bridge, pipeline, wind turbine power, large-span suspended roof and offshore jacket member
  • An invaluable aid for designers, students, researchers and manufacturers to find better, optimal, competitive structural solutions

Readership

Designers, students, researchers, and manufacturers


Details

No. of pages:
328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781782420477
Hardcover ISBN:
9781904275299

Reviews

This world-wide state-of-the-art book […] is recommendable as the best entry guide to this field., Prof. K. Horikawa, University of Osaka, Joining and Welding Research Institute, Japan
A good candidate for the classroom as well as the professional bookshelf., SciTech Book News
…an invaluable help in calculating the competitiveness and economies in a wide and vast sector of steel structures., Rivista Italiana Dell Saldatura


About the Authors

J Farkas Author

Jozsef Farkas, University of Miskolc, Hungary

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Miskolc, Hungary

K Jarmai Author

Karoly Jarmai, University of Miskolc, Hungary.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Miskolc, Hungary