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CIV 226 - Structural Steel Design

Fundamental theory and principles of design of simple steel structures using LRFD Method.  Design, investigation and detailing of beams, columns, tension and compression members and their connections.  Composite beams.  Includes an integrated design and detailing project.  Introduction to use of structural analysis/design computer program.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  CIV 219 Strength of Materials

Credits: 3
2 Class Hours, 3 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Be familiar with the AISC Steel Construction Manual.
  2. Understand the concepts of structural design by the Load and Resistance Factor Method and the Allowable Stress Design Method, and will understand the differences between the methods.
  3. Analyze and design steel tension members.
  4. Analyze and design steel compression members.
  5. Analyze and design steel beams.
  6. Design structural steel connections using bolting or welding.
  7. Prepare detail drawings of structural steel connections.
  8. Create fabrication drawings for steel members.
  9. Design continuous steel beams using structural analysis software.