ROBERT E. ENGLEKIRK is Adjunct Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, and is registered in twenty states. A noted structural engineer who has been practicing for more than thirty-five years, he is the former president and founder of Robert Englekirk Consulting Engineers (now Englekirk Partners), author of Steel Structures (Wiley) and more than 100 papers, and the recipient of numerous awards.
Preface. Nomenclature. Introduction. Chapter 1. Basic Concepts. 1.1 Ductility - A System Behavior Enhancer. 1.2 Confinement - A Component Behavior Enhancement. 1.3 Shear. Chapter 2. Component Behavior and Design. 2.1 Beams. 2.2 The Beam Column. 2.3 Beam-Column Joints. 2.4 Shear Dominated Systems. Chapter 3. Systems Design. 3.1 Shear Wall Braced Buildings. 3.2 Frame Braded Buildings. 3.3 Diaphragms. 3.4 Design Process Overview. Chapter 4. Design Confirmation. 4.1 Response of Shear Wall Braced Buildings to Ground Motion. 4.2 Frame Braced Buildings. 4.3 Behavior Imponderables. Index.