Steel Structures: Design and Behavior (5th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780131885561

ISBN-10: 0131885561

Author: Charles G. Salmon, John E. Johnson, Faris A. Malhas

Edition: 5

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Prentice Hall
Hardcover 896 pages
Engineering, Design
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Acknowledged author Charles G. Salmon wrote Steel Structures: Design and Behavior (5th Edition) comprising 896 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0131885561 and 9780131885561. Since then Steel Structures: Design and Behavior (5th Edition) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $49.73 or rent at the marketplace.


The design of structural steel members has developed over the past century from a simple approach involving a few basic properties of steel and elementary mathematics to a more sophisticated treatment demanding a thorough knowledge of structural and material behavior. Steel Structures:Design and Behavior, 5/e strives to present in a logical manner the theoretical background needed for developing and explaining design requirements.  Beginning with coverage of background material, including references to pertinent research, the development of specific formulas used in the AISC Specifications is followed by a generous number of design examples explaining in detail the process of selecting minimum weight members to satisfy given conditions.