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Modeling Steel and Composite Structures explains the computational tools, methods and procedures used to design steel and composite structures. The reference begins with the main models used to determine structural behavior. This is followed by a detailed description of experimental models and their main requirements and care. Numerous simulations presenting non-linear response are illustrated as are their restrictions in terms of boundary conditions, main difficulties, solution strategies and methods adopted to surpass convergence difficulties. In addition, examples of the use of computational intelligence methods to simulate steel and composite structures response are presented.
- Includes numerical models based in the finite element method
- Provides numerous simulations, presenting a non-linear response
- Contains examples of the use of computational intelligence methods to simulate steel and composite structures
Structural Engineers, Structural Designers, and Construction Engineers
2. Experimental Modelling
3. Finite Element Modelling
4. Computational Intelligence Modelling
5. Final Considerations
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2017
- 23rd May 2017
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Pedro C. G. da S. Vellasco, MSc, PhD, DIC, Professor of Steel and Composite Structures, Structural Engineering Department, State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ. He has published more than 70 Journal papers and more than 300 conference papers, 4 books and 12 book chapters
Faculdade de Engenharia Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), Faculty of Engeneering
Technical-Scientific Center, Department of Civil Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Department of Structures and Foundations, Center of Technology and Sciences, Rio de Janeiro State University
Technical-Scientific Center, Department of Electrical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Department of Engineering, University of Coimbra
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