Design of Steel Structures-I

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To provide basic knowledge of Steel and Structures.


Pre-requisite: ST212 Structural Analysis-I
Introduction to structural steel, Loads & Load Combinations, Design of Structural Steel fasteners – Welding, Bolting. Eccentric connections; Design of tension members. Compression members; axially and eccentrically loaded columns; built up columns; Design of beams; simple and built up sections: laterally restrained and unrestrained beams; design of beam column connections. Design of plate girders, design of gantry girders. Design of roof trusses. Column bases; column footing; grillage foundation. Brief introductions to timber and aluminum structures


1. Design of Steel Structures by Subramanian
2. IS:800-2007 (General Construction in Steel: Code of Practice)

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Last updated on: Wednesday, June 22, 2011