8. Specification-Based Applications of Stability in Steel Design

  1. Theodore V. Galambos and
  2. Andrea E. Surovek

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470261316.ch8

Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers

How to Cite

Galambos, T. V. and Surovek, A. E. (2008) Specification-Based Applications of Stability in Steel Design, in Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470261316.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470037782

Online ISBN: 9780470261316

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Keywords:

  • allowable stress design (ASD) and LRFD applications;
  • beam-column interaction equations;
  • column strength assessment;
  • critical load or K-factor approach;
  • steel design stability - specification-based applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Development of the Beam-Column Interaction Equations

  • Assessment of Column Strength

  • Assessment of Beam Strength

  • Specification-Based Approaches for Stability Assessment

  • Effective Length Factors, K-factors

  • Design Assessment by Two Approaches

  • Frame Design Requirements in Canada and Europe

  • Summary

  • Problems