From the Back Cover
The most comprehensive guide to LRFD connection design available. Gain access to the expertise of the top LFRD designers working today--with this superlative book and CD-ROM package. It not only gives you the best and latest methods in connection design, it supplies Fabricated examples on the CD-ROM that you can use for instant application and configuration of your own designs. Featuring a broad range of design methods and details, the Handbook demonstrates the newest techniques and materials in welded joint design and production...seismically resistant connnections...partially restrained connections...steel decks...inspection and quality control...and more. This Handbook gives you: the newest connection designs based on load and resistance factor AISC design methods; special methods for seismic connection design; new material on fracture and fatigue design; improved methods of connection force analysis for various structures; 400 illustrations that show you how to do the job right.
About the Author
Akbar R. Tamboli is a senior project engineer with CUH2A in Princeton, New Jersey. He was previously vice president and project manager with Irwin G. Cantor, P.E., Consulting Engineers in New York City. A Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Mr. Tamboli is the editor of Steel Design Handbook: LRFD Method, published by McGraw-Hill.