Finite Element Analysis and Design of Metal Structures

1st Edition

Authors: Ehab Ellobody Ran Feng Ben Young
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124165618
eBook ISBN: 9780124165755
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 20th September 2013
Page Count: 218
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Description

Traditionally, engineers have used laboratory testing to investigate the behavior of metal structures and systems. These numerical models must be carefully developed, calibrated and validated against the available physical test results. They are commonly complex and very expensive. From concept to assembly, Finite Element Analysis and Design of Metal Structures provides civil and structural engineers with the concepts and procedures needed to build accurate numerical models without using expensive laboratory testing methods. Professionals and researchers will find Finite Element Analysis and Design of Metal Structures a valuable guide to finite elements in terms of its applications.

Key Features

  • Presents design examples for metal tubular connections
  • Simplified review for general steps of finite element analysis
  • Commonly used linear and nonlinear analyses in finite element modeling
  • Realistic examples of concepts and procedures for Finite Element Analysis and Design

Readership

  • Structural/civil engineers
  • Plant engineers
  • Fabricators
  • Detailers

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The general steps of finite element analysis

3. Finite element modelling

4. Linear and nonlinear finite element analyses

5. Examples for finite element models of metal columns

6. Examples for finite element models of metal beams

7. Examples for finite element models of metal tubular connections

8. Design examples for metal tubular connections

Details

No. of pages:
218
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780124165755
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124165618

About the Author

Ehab Ellobody

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Structural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt

Ran Feng

Ben Young