1. Units and Conversion Factors 2. Glossary of Terms 3. Notation 4. Introduction 5. Tension Members 6. Compression Members 7. Local Buckling of Thin Plate Elements 8. In Plane Bending of Beams 9. Lateral Buckling of Beams 10. Beam Columns 11. Frames 12. Connections 13. Torsion Members Index.
Prof. Nick Trahair is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney. He is a prolific researcher, producing world-leading work on structural stability. He was a member of the Steel Structures Committee of Standards Australia which produced a number of steel design codes, and has been involved in many high-level consultancies.