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Structural Steel Design

First Summer Session

Course: CE 4060 Structural Steel Design

Course Description:
Introduction to the design of structural elements found in steel buildings, in particular the design of steel tension members, beams, columns, beam columns, and connections. Emphasizes the AISC-LRFD Specifications for steel design, though reference is made to the ASD specification with comparisons made where appropriate. Preq: CE 3010 or consent of instructor.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Course Material Presentations:
Lecture Handouts; Notes Outline; Detailed Course Outline

Lacture Video Sample Detailed Course Outline

Topics Covered:
•  Introduction to Structural Steel Design
•  Specifications, Loads, and Methods of Design
•  Analysis and Design of Tension Members
•  Analysis and Design of Axially Loaded Compression Members
•  Analysis and Design of Bending Members
•  Shear and Deflection of Beam Members
•  Members Subjected to Bending and Axial Force (Tension or Compression)
•  Bolted Connections
•  Welded Connections

Homework Assignments submitted online—Scanner required
Mid Term Exams—Student Responsible for Obtaining Proctor (Sample Proctor Approved Form)
Final Exam— Student Responsible for Obtaining Proctor (Sample Proctor Approved Form)
No on-campus presence required

Name: Steve Csernak
Phone: 864-656-3317

Student Outcomes—(ABET) This course contributes to the civil engineering student outcomes by developing:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of engineering including four technical areas appropriate to civil engineering;
  2. An ability to design a system, component, or process in more than one civil engineering context to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability;
  3. An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems;
  4. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

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