Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice
Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes as well as the types and characteristics of welded joints, their common defects, and recommended remedial measures. The text then: * Addresses the analysis and design of welded structures * Explores the design of joints in respect to common welded steel structures * Identifies the cost factors involved in welded steelwork Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice draws not only from the author’s own experience, but also from the vast pool of research conducted by distinguished engineers around the globe. Detailed bibliographies are included at the end of each chapter.
About the Author
Utpal K. Ghosh worked, among others, with Freeman Fox and Partners, London; Sir William Arrol & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland; and Braithwaite Burn & Jessop Construction Co. Ltd., Kolkata, India, after graduating in civil engineering in 1954 from Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur, Calcutta University (currently Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology). Subsequently, he set up his own practice as a consulting engineer. During his long career, he participated in the planning, design, fabrication, erection, and overall management of a wide variety of projects, such as bridges and industrial structures, which included new construction as well as repair and rehabilitation work. He has worked on projects in several countries, including the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and India. He has published a number of articles and is the author of two books titled Design and Construction of Steel Bridges and Repair and Rehabilitation of Steel Bridges. He is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), and a Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (UK).
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