The 4th edition of this important handbook explains the basis of the design rules of AS/NZS 4600:2005 and deals with all of the large number of changes have been made to the standard since the 1996 version.
Chapters are included on topics such as materials and cold work of forming, buckling modes, compression elements, beams, purlins and bracing, webs, compression members, connections and steel storage racking.
Changes since the 3rd edition include such issues as the acceptance of welding of G450 steel, rules for webs with holes, rules for unstiffened elements under stress gradient and the inclusion of fatigue provisions.
This authoritative commentary to AS/NZS 4600 will greatly assist practitioners and students in understanding the behaviour and design of cold-formed steel structures.
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