By E. C. Ozelton
This significant reference handbook covers either total and aspect layout of structural trees, together with points similar to shear deflection, creep, dynamic and lateral balance issues for flexural contributors.
It has been considerably revised to take account of adjustments because the final version, approximately twenty years in the past, and to incorporate the newest revision of British common BS 5268-2 : 2002, which has introduced layout innovations towards ecu perform and Eurocode 5.
New beneficial properties of the 3rd version include:
revised info on bolt values together with a attention of greater functionality utilizing 8.8 grade bolts
new chapters on composite sections and Eurocode five on structural timber
new advancements in fabrics and products
horizontal roof and ground diaphragms
vertical shear walls
The guide maintains to supply vast tables and coefficients that may retailer the working towards engineer many layout hours. it's going to even be of curiosity as a reference for civil engineering undergraduates and to bushes brands. while the layout examples within the booklet are in keeping with BS 5268, a wide a part of the content material can have overseas attraction, no matter what code or regular is being used.
From studies of the final edition
"the entire layout guide ... a 'must'"
–Timber Trades Journal
"the handbook maintains its proven place as an authoritative reference and in offering various time saving layout aids."
–Institute of wooden technological know-how Journal