The course covers the structural design of steel members and connections. Topics include design loads and the structural design of steel beams, columns, tension members and bolted and welded connections.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 1 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Determine design loads
2. Demonstrate their understanding of the design process
3. Size structural steel members
4. Structurally design of a realistic structure.
- Limit states and design loading.
- Outline of types of steel and steel structures.
- Methods of structural analysis.
- Flexural members (i.e., beams).
- Columns (i.e., compression members).
- Tension members.
- Combined actions (i.e., beams/columns).
- Bolted, pinned, and welded connections.
- Composite beams.
- Past examination and quiz paper review.
- Example design drawings and steel schedule.
Content covered in course CIVL2130 Theory of Structures 1.
Written Assignment: Wind-load Assignment
Project: Portal Frame Design Project
Formal Examination: Formal Examination
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term