Recent Trends In Cold-formed Steel Construction by Cheng YuRecent Trends In Cold-formed Steel Construction by Cheng Yu

Recent Trends In Cold-formed Steel Construction

byCheng Yu

Hardcover | June 1, 2016

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Recent Trends in Cold-Formed Steel Constructiondiscusses advancements in an area that has become an important construction material for buildings. The book addresses cutting-edge new technologies and design methods using cold-formed steel as a main structural material, and provides technical guidance on how to design and build sustainable and energy-efficient cold-formed steel buildings.

Part One of the book introduces the codes, specifications, and design methods for cold-formed steel structures, while Part Two provides computational analysis of cold-formed steel structures. Part Three examines the structural performance of cold-formed steel buildings and reviews the thermal performance, acoustic performance, fire protection, floor vibrations, and blast resistance of these buildings, with a final section reviewing innovation and sustainability in cold-formed steel construction.



  • Addresses building sciences issues and provides performance solutions for cold-formed buildings
  • Provides guidance for using the next generation design method, computational tools, and technologies
  • Edited by an experienced researcher and educator with significant knowledge on new developments in cold-formed steel construction
Dr Cheng Yu is an associate professor and program coordinator in the Department of Engineering Technology at the University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
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Title:Recent Trends In Cold-formed Steel ConstructionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:330 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 1, 2016Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081009607

ISBN - 13:9780081009604

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to recent trends in cold-formed steel construction

Larry W. Williams, Steel Framing Industry Association, USA

Part One: Codes, Specifications and Design Methods for Cold-formed Steel Structures

Chapter 2 - Recent code development and design specification for cold-formed steel structures

Cheng Yu, University of North Texas, USA

Chapter 3 AISI design procedures and practical examples for cold-formed steel structures

Cheng Yu, University of North Texas, USA

Chapter 4 - Direct strength method (DSM) - a general approach for the design of cold-formed steel structures

Dinar Camotim, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Part Two: Computational Analysis of Cold-Formed Steel Structures

Chapter 5 Advanced computational tools for elastic buckling analysis of cold-formed steel structures

Zhanjie Li, State University of New York, USA

Chapter 6 - Optimization techniques for structural analysis of cold-formed steel structures

Jiazhen Leng, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Part Three: The Structural Performance of Cold-Formed Steel Buildings

Chapter 7 - Thermal performance of cold-formed steel structures in fire

Jean Batista Abreu, John Hopkins University, USA

Chapter 8 - Acoustic performance of cold-formed steel buildings

Chang Wang and Diane Mynors, University of Sussex, UK

Chapter 9 - Floor vibrations in cold-formed steel buildings

Lei Xu, University of Waterloo, Canada

Chapter 10 Blast resistance of cold-formed steel buildings

Nabil Rahman, The Steel Network

Part Four: Innovation and Sustainability in Cold-Formed Steel Construction

Chapter 11 New section shapes using high-strength steels in cold-formed steel structures in Australia

Gregory Hancock and Cao Hung Pham, University of Sydney, Australia

Chapter 12 - Sustainable applications of cold-formed steel structures: connections and joints

Wei Lu, Aalto University, Finland

Chapter 13 - Sustainable applications of cold-formed steel structures; portal frames

James Lim, Queens University, New Zealand