Text icon  TALAT Lecture 2204: Design Philosophy

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Description: This lecture outlines the requirements on load bearing structures with respect to safety against failure; it introduces the design analysis process with methods of verification and partial safety factors; it describes the characteristic of loads and load combinations on structures; it introduces the subject of load and resistance factors in the verification methods; it describes the basic structural design properties of aluminium alloys versus steel. Some background and experience in structural engineering and design calculations; basic understanding of the physical and mechanical properties of aluminium is assumed.
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Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Aluminium & alloys
Other topics > Design
Created by: Steinar Lundberg, Hydro Aluminium Structures, Karmoy
European Aluminium Association, Brussels
Published by: European Aluminium Association, Brussels
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Date created: 01 January 1994
Date added: 24 September 2009
Resource ID: 2138