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Essential textbooks for Structural Engineering

Essential textbooks for Structural Engineering

Essential textbooks for Structural Engineering

Hi guys,
So i'm just fresh graduate working in structural engineering.
Was just wondering if you guys could recommend the best text books covering any structural design topic which reference the AS/NZ standards?
I already know of the steel designers handbook, and reinforced concrete basics.
Was hoping to find more gems like this which provide detailed guidance into the stuff they never really taught at uni.

RE: Essential textbooks for Structural Engineering

"Concrete structures" Warner et al
"Design of Prestressed Concrete" Gilbert
“Reinforced concrete mechanics” MacGregor,
"PCI design Handbook" PCI,
"Precast concrete Handbook" NPCAA,
"Reinforced concrete elements" Beletich,
"Reinforcement detailing handbook" CIA,
"Standard method of detailing" Istruct,
"Design of tilt-up concrete wall panels" CIA,
“Reinforced concrete”- economic guide R/C, P/T ect.
“Structural engineering pocket book”- Fiona Cobb

"Steel designer manual" The steel construction institute,
“Design of Portal Frame Buildings” ASI
“Rigid and simple connection series” ASI
"Design Guide - Portal Frames Steel Sheds and Garages" ASI
"Economical Structural Steelwork" & ASI Journal
"Structural steel semi-rigid connections" Faella,
“semi-rigid” base plate design notes, AISC design guides.


Materials: Roarke

Finite element: "finite element design of concrete structures" Rombach

Costing: "commercial and industrial building cost guide" Cordell

Vibration: "Design guide 14" AISC, HIVOSS for bridges

Wind: "wind loading of structures" John Holmes

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RE: Essential textbooks for Structural Engineering

Thanks a lot for your post, Rowing ,
This is really great!


RE: Essential textbooks for Structural Engineering

I omitted this earlier, as I personally found it a bit too applied (for me, as a mechanical engineer anyhow), though it may be of interest to you, given your cited objectives and background:



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