Completely revised and updated, this fourth edition of Structural Steelwork: Design to Limit State Theory describes the design theory and code requirements for common structures, connections, elements, and frames. It provides a comprehensive introduction to structural steelwork design with detailed explanations of the principles underlying steel design.

See what’s in the Fourth Edition:

  • All chapters updated and rearranged to comply with Eurocode 3
  • Compliant with the other Eurocodes
  • Coverage of both UK and Singapore National Annexes
  • Illustrated with fully worked examples and practice problems

The fourth edition of an established and popular text, the book provides guidance for students of structural and civil engineering and is also sufficiently informative for practising engineers and architects who need an introduction to the Eurocodes.

chapter 1|6 pages


chapter 2|6 pages

Limit-state design

chapter 3|14 pages


chapter 4|78 pages


chapter 5|34 pages

Plate girders

chapter 10|24 pages

Tension members

chapter 7|58 pages

Compression members

chapter 8|32 pages

Trusses and bracing

chapter 9|38 pages

Portal frames

chapter 10|36 pages


chapter 11|16 pages

Workshop steelwork design example

chapter 12|16 pages

Steelwork detailing