An invaluable tool for all practising structural, civil and mechanical engineers as well as engineering students at university and TAFE in Australia and New Zealand. It has been prepared in response to changes in the design Standard AS 4100, the structural Design Actions Standards, AS /ANZ 1170, other processing Standards such as welding and coatings, updated research as well as feedback from users. This edition is based on Australian Standard (AS) 4100: 1998 and subsequent amendments. The worked numerical examples in the book have been extensively revised with further examples added. The worked examples are cross-referenced to the relevant clauses in AS 4100: 1998.
Banko E. Gorenc was a fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust) who practiced in the field of structural steel design for more than five decades and led teams of designers on projects around the world, including on such notable structures as sports facilities and stadiums, wide-bodied aircraft hangars, airport terminals, and steel-framed buildings for commerce and industry. Ron Tinyou is a member of IEAust, the senior head teacher at the Sydney Institute of Technology, and a lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney. Arun A. Syam is a corporate member of IEAust, the tubular development manager at OneSteel, and the national development engineer at the Australian Institute of Steel Construction.