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Design of Steel Structures - UK edition

ECCS - European Convention for Constructional Steelwork

Design of Steel Structures - UK edition

Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures. Part 1-1: General rules and rules for buildings.

May 2015
  • 462 pages
  • 295 figures
  • 105 tables
  • Softcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-03135-3
out of print


This book introduces the design concepts and practical applications of Eurocode 3 and its british National Annexes. Numerous worked examples facilitate a smooth transition from earlier national codes to the Eurocode.

About the author

Luís Simões da Silva is Professor of Steel Construction at the Civil Engineering Dept. of the University of Coimbra/ Portugal, where he is responsible for the Steel and Mixed Building Technologies Research Centre. He is President of the Portuguese Steelwork Association (CMM) and member of the Executive Board and President of the Technical Management Board of the ECCS. He has authored over 300 scientific articles in this field.

Rui A. D. Simões is Professor at the Civil Engineering Dept. of the University of Coimbra/ Portugal, where he got his BSc in 1990, his MSc in 1995 and his PhD in 2000. He is heavily involved in experimental research work and teaching of steel related courses in the BSc, MSc, PhD and continues education programs.

Helena Gervásio is Visiting Professor at the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Coimbra/ Portugal. She is Technical Director of the GIPAC Lda., an engineering consultancy company specialized in structural engineering. She is member of the Technical Committee TC14-Sustainability of ECCS.

Graham Couchman is the CEO of the Steel Construction Institute (SCI). SCI is the leading independent provider of technical expertise to the steel construction sector in the UK. He received his MA from Cambridge University in 1985, and PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne in 1994. He has authored numerous publications and papers, and is Chairman of CEN/TC250/SCA Composite Construction.