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Onshore Structural Design Calculations by Mohamed El-Reedy

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Chapter 5

Steel Structures in Industry

Abstract

Steel is the most popular material used in industrial projects, as a steel has advantages which are matched with industrial projects’ targets. It is easy to strengthen steel if required without using advanced technology, it is easier and faster to erect as it can be assembled in a short period of time, and it retains its value when the structure needs to be deconstructed.

Keywords

Steel; strength; stiffness; toughness; ductility; steel materials; welded connection; bolted connection; connection design; steel design; LRFD; ASD

5.1 Introduction

Steel is the most popular material used in industrial projects, as a steel has advantages which are matched with industrial projects’ targets. It is ...

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