Modeling Steel and Composite Structures

Modeling Steel and Composite Structures

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 468 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31.75mm | 700g
  • ELSEVIER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
  • Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0128135263
  • 9780128135266

About Pedro Vellasco

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 chaptersshow more

Table of contents

1. Introduction2. Experimental Modelling3. Finite Element Modelling4. Computational Intelligence Modelling 5. Final Considerationsshow more