This book covers the growing interest in weight and cost-conscious design of structures across a range of engineering applications. It discusses linear and sheet structural components, and is concerned with the development of a powerful approach to the analysis of shell mechanics.
Table of Contents
1. Development in Cold-Formed Sections in Europe 2. Structural Behavior of Architectural Sandwich Plates 3. Development in Thin-Walled Structures in Offshore Applications 4. Lower Bound Methods in Shell Buckling 5. Thin-Plated Structures in Civil Engineering 6. The Finite Strip Analysis of Thin -Walled Structures 7. Interactive Buckling in Thin-Walled Structures