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Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers...The hugely useful Structural Engineer's Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking the IStructE Part 3 exam. With stripped-down basic material-tables, data, facts, formulae, and rules of thumb-it is directly usable for scheme design by structural engineers in the office, in transit, or on site...And a Core Reference for Students It brings together data from many different sources, and delivers a compact source of job-simplifying and time-saving information at an affordable price. It acts as a reliable first point of reference for information that is needed on a daily basis. This third edition is referenced throughout to the structural Eurocodes. After giving general information and details on actions on structures, it runs through reinforced concrete, steel, timber, and masonry. * Provides essential data on steel, concrete, masonry, timber, and other main materials * Pulls together material from a variety of sources for everyday work * Serves as a first point of reference for structural and civil engineers A core structural engineering book, Structural Engineer's Pocket Book: Eurocodes, Third Edition benefits both students and industry professionals.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 134 x 204 x 24mm | 539.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • CIMA Publishing
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 213 black & white illustrations, 149 black & white tables
  • 0080971210
  • 9780080971216
  • 18,400

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" ... this excellent little book should remain an important first reference tool for practising engineers and students alike." -Civil Engineering Journal, October 2015 "All in all, the reviewer would wholeheartedly like to commend this concise and yet informative pocket book as an essential reference for all current practitioners as well as for the next generation of engineers." -ICE Proceedings-Structures-Buildings Journal, 2015 "The book, in its previous editions, has been an essential companion of practising engineers, as well as of students of structural design. The new edition fills a great need to provide the essential data for anyone who may be required to use Eurocodes. This applies to practising engineers as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students of structural design." -Kuldeep S Virdi, Professor Emeritus, City University, London, UKshow more

Table of contents

General Information Metric system Typical metric units for UK structural engineering Imperial units Conversion factors Measurement of angles Construction documentation and procurement Drawing conventions Common arrangement of work sections Summary of association of consulting engineers conditions of engagement Statutory Authorities and Permissions Planning Building regulations and standards Scotland Northern Ireland Technical booklets Listed buildings Conservation areas Tree preservation orders Archaeology and ancient monuments Party Wall etc. Act Construction design & management Building information modelling Design Data Design data checklist Structural form Structural movement joints Fire resistance periods for structural elements Typical building tolerances Historical use of building materials Selection of materials Selection of floor construction Transportation Temporary/auxiliary works toolkit Soldiers Slimshor compression capacity Slimshor moment capacity Ladder beams Unit beams Basic and Shortcut Tools for Structural Analysis Load factors and limit states Geometric section properties Parallel axis theorem Composite sections Material properties Coefficients of linear thermal expansion Coefficients of friction Sign Conventions Beam bending theory Beam bending and deflection formulae Clapeyron's equations of three moments Continuous beam bending formulae Struts Euler Rigid frames under lateral loads Plates Torsion Taut wires, cables and chains Vibration Eurocodes Eurocode background Eurocodes and European public procurement rules Limit state philosophy and Eurocode partial safety factors Design values of actions-partial load factor combinations Combination factors Summary of combined factors: Persistent situations Comparison of BS and Eurocode partial load factors Design life Actions on Structures Permanent actions Variable actions: Imposed floor loads Typical unit floor and roof loadings Typical 'all up' loads Variable actions: Wind loading Variable actions: Horizontal barrier loads Minimum barrier heights Eurocode combinations of actions for serviceability limit states Typical deflection limits Stability, robustness and disproportionate collapse Stability Robustness, accidental damage and disproportionate collapse Disproportionate collapse requirements with British Standard clause References Reinforced Concrete Summary of material properties Concrete mixes Reinforcement Durability and fire resistance concrete durability Preliminary sizing of concrete elements Reinforced concrete design to BS EN 1992 Punching shear Reinforced concrete column design charts Reinforcement bar bending to BS 8666 Summary of differences with BS BS 8110: Concrete strength Reinforcement Estimates Structural Steel Types of steel products Mild steel section sizes and tolerances Hot rolled section tables Member axes and dimension notation Slenderness Effective length Elastic properties of stainless-steel alloys for design Durability and fire resistances Fire resistance Stainless-Steel design to BS EN 1993-1 Steel design to BS 449 Composite Steel and Concrete Composite flooring elements Summary of material properties Preliminary sizing of composite elements Preliminary sizing Approximate limits on holes in rolled steel beams Timber and Plywood Timber products Summary of material properties Sizes and processing of timber Timber section sizes Laminated timber products Durability and fire resistance Preliminary sizing of timber elements Timber design to BS EN 1995 Modification factors Deflections Timber joints Summary of differences with BS 5268: Structural timber Masonry Summary of material properties Geometry and arrangement brick and block sizes Durability and fire resistance Preliminary sizing of masonry elements Geotechnics Selection of foundations and retaining walls Site investigation Soil classification Typical soil properties Drained conditions, phi' Undrained conditions, phiu = Preliminary sizing Quick estimate design methods for shallow foundations Simplified equations for allowable bearing capacity after Brinch Hansen Quick estimate design methods for deep foundations Introduction to geotechnical design to BS EN 1997 Structural Glass Types of glass products Typical glass section sizes and thicknesses Durability and fire resistance Typical glass sizes for common applications Structural glass design Connections Friction grip connections Holes Bolted connections Non-silicon adhesives Structural silicones Building Elements, Materials, Fixings and Fastenings Waterproofing Basement waterproofing to BS 8102 Screeds Precast concrete hollowcore slabs Bi-metallic corrosion Fixings and fastenings Cold weather working Effect of fire on construction materials Sustainability Environmental indicators Climate change predictions for the United Kingdom Sustainability scenarios and targets Sustainable building design priorities Exposed slabs and thermal mass Embodied energy Construction waste Reclaimed materials Recycled materials Design for demountability Green materials specification Toxicity, health and air quality Sustainable timber Cement substitutes Sustainable aggregates Useful Mathematics Trigonometric relationships Special triangles Equations of curves Standard differentials and integrals Useful Addresses Further Reading Sources Indexshow more

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