Steel Structures (CE4473)

Pre-requisite(s)

None

Recommended Book(s)

Steel Structures: Design And Behavior,  Charles G. S., John E. J., Faris A. M., 5th Edition

AISC Manual

Reference Book(s)

LRFD Steel Design, William S., 4th Edition

Applied Structural Steel Design, Spiegel & L. Burner, Latest  Edition

Course Objectives

1. To acquaint students with use of steel as a structural component. 2. To develop ability of students to design steel structures. 3. To use softwares for analysis and design purpose.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO:1            Know the use of steel as a structural component.

CLO:2            Be able to design simple steel structures.

CLO:3            Have sufficient knowledge to design steel structures using softwares.

Course Contents

Introduction

  • Use of steel as a structural material

  • Hot rolled, cold formed and built up sections

  • Comparison with concrete construction

Fundamentals of Working Stress Method

  • Analysis of simple tension, compression and flexural members

  • Design of simple tension, compression and flexural members

LRFD Method of Design

  • Factor of safety, loads and load combinations

  • Concept of load and resistance factors, plastic design and limits on design

  • Analysis and design of tension members, calculation of net area

  • Analysis and design of columns, lacing and slay plates

  • Residual stresses, local and overall stability

  • Euler's buckling load in columns

  • Analysis and design of beams

  • Compact, non-compact and slender sections, lateral torsional buckling

  • Beam-column and axial-flexure interaction, second order effects, moment magnification

  • Plate girder proportioning and stiffener design including drawings

  • Welded, bolted and riveted truss connections, brackets, moment and shear connections

  • Design and drawing of a truss, purlin, roof sheet, cud bearing plate

  • Uplift of truss due to wind

Analysis and design of steel components using softwares

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes

                  CLO’s

CLO-1

(Knowledge of Steel as Structural Component)

CLO-2

(Steel Design)

CLO-3

(Software Application)

PLO’s

PLO-1

(Engineering Knowledge)

 

 

 

PLO-2

(Problem Analysis)

 

 

PLO-3

(Design/Development of Solutions)

 

 

PLO-4

(Investigation)

 

 

 

PLO-5

(Modern Tool Usage)

 

 

PLO-6

(The Engineer and Society)

 

 

 

PLO-7

(Environment and Sustainability)

 

 

 

PLO-8

(Ethics)

 

 

 

PLO-9

(Individual and Team work)

 

 

 

PLO-10

(Communication)

 

 

 

PLO-11

(Project Management)

 

 

 

PLO-12

(Lifelong Learning)

 

 

 

Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

CLOs

CLO:1

CLO:2

CLO:3

Assessment Modules

Assignments (20-25%)

Quizzes (15-20%)

Midterm Exam (20%)

 

Final Exam (40-45%)