Multistory Buildings: Plastic Design

  • Elias G. Abu-Saba


The use of plastic design concepts in the design of multistory steel building frames provides the structural engineer with yet another powerful tool in analysis and design. The concepts involved in this method have been well documented through several research projects sponsored by the AISC, Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC), and several other national facilities, private as well as military, that are connected to the building industry.


Ultimate Load Concrete Slab Live Load Gravity Load Allowable Stress 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elias G. Abu-Saba
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  1. 1.North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State UniversityUSA

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