Course Description for Design Of Steel Structures
Design Of Steel Structures
Prerequisite: CES 3100
Description: Concepts of structural design are introduced. The topics cover: philosophies of design and the LRFD method, structural steel systems, structural design loads, design of tension members, design of bolted and welded connection, design of columns, design of beams, and finally design of beam columns. The AISC steel design manual is used in all design problems. Computer aided design is included utilizing commercially available packages.