Steel Design,
6th Edition

William T. Segui

ISBN-13: 9781337094740 | ISBN-10: 1337094749

Copyright 2018

| Published 2017

| 800 pages

List Price USD $223.95


Learn the fundamentals of structural steel design with STEEL DESIGN’s unique emphasis on the design of members and their connections. With this best-selling book, you can learn LRFD (Load and Resistance Factor Design) or ASD (Allowable Stress Design), depending on how your course is taught. You will master the application of fundamental principles for design procedures, as well as for practical design. You will also study the theory behind these procedures, which further strengthens your engineering knowledge. While this market-leading book is ideal for your junior-and senior-level steel design class, later chapters are also useful for graduate courses. The book functions as a valuable ongoing reference tool for success in your career as a practicing engineer.

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Meet the Authors

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William T. Segui is a Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering at The University of Memphis, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1968. He holds a B.S.C.E, M.S., and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. After obtaining his B.S.C.E., he served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Air Force. He then joined Wilbur Smith Associates, where he was a highway bridge designer. During graduate school, he received an NSF Graduate Traineeship. Since joining the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Memphis, he has received two NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowships at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Dr. Segui has worked several summers for various consulting firms and for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He received the University of Memphis Distinguished Teaching Award in 2000. Dr. Segui is an emeritus member of the American Institute of Steel Construction and is a member of the Committee on Manuals. He received the 2011 AISC Special Achievement Award for his contributions to steel design education. He is a Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and a member of the Tennessee Structural Engineers Association. Dr. Segui is also a licensed professional engineer in Tennessee.

  • NEW CONTENT REFLECTS THE LATEST CHANGES IN AISC SPECIFICATIONS AND THE STEEL CONSTRUCTION MANUAL. Students leave your course equipped with today’s most recent information and skills. This edition addresses the recent reorganization of the Manual in detail in Chapter 2.
  • UPDATED COVERAGE OF SHEAR STRENGTH PROVISIONS NOW APPEARS THROUGHOUT THE BOOK. This edition encompasses the latest developments in shear strength provisions for hot-rolled shapes and plate girders and incorporates this coverage where appropriate throughout the book.
  • COVERAGE OF SLENDER CROSS-SECTION ELEMENTS REFLECTS TODAY’S LATEST SPECIFICATIONS. Updates throughout this edition’s discussion of slender cross-section elements ensure your students understand and are considering the new Specification provisions.
  • REVISED TABLE FURTHER CLARIFIES CONTENT AND VISUALLY REFLECTS THE LATEST INFORMATION FOR READERS. This edition introduces Manual Table 6-2, "Design of Members Subject to Combined Loading," in Chapters 4 and 5 and uses it exclusively in Chapter 6. This new table replaces the previous design aid that used p, bx, and by constants.
  • REVISED MATERIAL BETTER ADDRESSES THE SHEAR LAG FACTOR, U. Students gain a more thorough understanding of the connection to tension members with this updated coverage.
  • ADDITIONAL CONTENT EXTENDS THE COVERAGE OF COLUMN LOAD. This edition has expanded the column load tables to now include 65 ksi and 70 ksi material.
  • COVERAGE NOW ADDRESSES DUCTILITY IN PARTIALLY COMPOSITE BEAMS. Your students gain a solid understanding of how to design, test, and analyze high ductile partial-strength steel–concrete composite beams according to the latest standards.
  • DISCUSSION OF LOAD COMBINATIONS IMPROVED. To better prepare students for today’s structural engineering challenges, this edition’s coverage of load combinations now reflects the latest developments and changes in specifications and standards.
  • END-OF-CHAPTER PROBLEMS PROVIDE HANDS-ON PRACTICE WITH BOTH LRFD AND ASD APPROACHES. When appropriate, the required approach is specified within the statement of the problem.
  • FLEXIBLE APPROACH OFFERS YOU THE OPTION TO TEACH LRFD OR ASD. This book is designed so that you can easily teach either LRFD (Load and Resistance Factor Design), ASD (Allowable Stress Design), or both approaches. This edition does emphasize LRFD as the most recent and applicable of the two approaches; however, most examples incorporate both LRFD and ASD solutions.
  • BOOK EFFECTIVELY BLENDS MEANINGFUL PRACTICE WITH AN EMPHASIS ON THEORY. Although this book is oriented toward practical design, the author presents the supporting theory to ensure students have the complete understanding necessary for engineering success.
  • ANSWERS TO SELECTED PROBLEMS APPEAR AT THE BACK OF THE BOOK. For your convenience, answers are provided within the book for key problems so readers can easily check their comprehension.

Table of Contents

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Structural Design. Loads. Building Codes. Design Specifications. Structural Steel. Standard Cross-Sectional Shapes. Problems.
Design Philosophies. American Institute of Steel Construction Specification. Load Factors, Resistance Factors, and Load Combinations for LRFD. Safety Factors and Load Combinations for ASD. Probabilistic Basis of Load and Resistance Factors. Steel Construction Manual. Design Computations and Precision. Problems.
Introduction. Tensile Strength. Effective Area. Staggered Fasteners. Block Shear. Design of Tension Members. Threaded Rods and Cables. Tensions Members in Roof Trusses. Pin-Connected Members. Problems.
Introduction. Column Theory. AISC Requirements. Local Stability. Tables for Compression Members. Design. More on Effective Length. Torsional and Flexural-Torsional Buckling. Built-Up Members. Problems.
Introduction. Bending Stress and the Plastic Moment. Stability. Classification of Shapes. Bending Strength of Compact Shapes. Bending Strength of Noncompact Shapes. Summary of Moment Strength. Deflection. Design. Manual Table 6-2 for Beam Analysis and Design. Floor and Roof Framing Systems. Holes in Beams. Open-Web Steel Joists. Beam Bearing Plates and Column Base Plates. Biaxial Bending. Bending Strength of Various Shapes. Problems.
Definition. Interaction Formulas. Methods of Analysis for Required Strength. The Moment Amplification Method. Braced Versus Unbraced Frames. Members in Braced Frames. Members in Unbraced Frames. Design of Beam-Columns. Trusses with Top-Chord Loads Between Joints. Problems.
Introduction. Bolted Shear Connections: Failure Modes. Bearing Strength, Spacing, and Edge-Distance Requirements. Shear Strength. Installation of High-Strength Bolts. Slip-Critical and Bearing-Type Connections. Design Examples. High-Strength Bolts in Tension. Combined Shear and Tension in Fasteners. Welded Connections. Fillet Welds. Problems.
Examples of Eccentric Connections. Eccentric Bolted Connections: Shear Only. Eccentric Bolted Connections: Shear Plus Tension. Eccentric Welded Connections: Shear Only. Eccentric Welded Connections: Shear Plus Tension. Moment-Resisting Connections. Column Stiffeners and Other Reinforcement. End-Plate Connections. Concluding Remarks. Problems.
Introduction. Shored Versus Unshored Construction. Effective Flange Width. Steel Headed Stud Anchors. Design. Deflections. Composite Beams with Formed Steel Deck. Tables for Composite Beam Analysis and Design. Continuous Beams. Composite Columns. Problems.
Introduction. General Considerations. AISE Requirements for Proportions of Plate Girders. Flexural Strength. Shear Strength. Bearing Stiffeners. Design. Problems.
Introduction. AISC Requirements. Analysis. Design. Concluding Remarks.

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