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Design of Steel Structures (2180610)

Teaching Scheme (in Hours)

Theory Tutorial Practical Total
3 2 0 5

Subject Credit :  5

Examination Scheme (in marks)

Theory
ESE (E)
Theory
PA (M)
Practical
ESE Viva (V)
Practical
PA (I)
Total
70 30 30 20 150

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Unit-1:  Module - 1 Loads & Load Combinations

Appraisal of loading standards such as I.S, I.R.C., Effect of wind and earthquake on structure.

Unit-2:  Module - 2 Connections

Stiffened and unstiffened, moment & shear resisting structural connections, design and detailing of various connection - roof truss to column, column to beam, beam to beam and truss to bed block.

Unit-3:  Module - 3 Design of Industrial Building

Structural layout of industrial building, Various types of trusses and their selection, effect of wind loads on purlin and trusses, bracing systems, columns, foundations, gantry girder – static and moving loads, selection & design of section.

Unit-4:  Module - 4 Design of Plate Girders

Modes of failure : Elastic buckling, Bending in the plane of web, Local buckling, Buckling in the plane of web, Vertical buckling of the compression flange, Shear buckling Design of bolted, welded plate girder by Tension field Method & Simple Post Critical Method including design of vertical & horizontal stiffeners, Splices, Curtailment.

Unit-5:  Module - 5 Design of Foot-Over Bridges

Structural system of through & deck type bridges, design of foot-over bridge & its Supporting system.

Unit-6:  Module - 6 Plastic Design

Introduction to plastic method of analysis, Design of continuous beams and portal frame using plastic design approach.

Reference Books

Sr. Title Author Publication Amazon Link
1 Design of Steel Structures N. Subramaniam Oxford University Press
2 Design of Steel Structures: By Limit State Method as Per IS: 800-2007 S. S. Bhavikatti I K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd
3 Design of Steel Structures P. Dayaratnam S. Chand Group

Course Outcome

After learning the course, the students should be able to:

  1. prepare structural layout of Industrial steel structures, plate girder, foot-over bridge.
  2. determine the loads acting on it and identify the typical failure modes. 5 Design of foot-over bridges: Structural system of through & deck type bridges, design of foot-over bridge & its Supporting system. 06 15 6 Plastic Design: Introduction to plastic method of analysis, Design of continuous beams and portal frame using plastic design approach. 08 20
  3. apply the principles, procedures and current Indian codal provisions to the analysis and design of Industrial structures, plate girder & foot-over bridges.
  4. apply the principles of plastic design in steel beams & portal frames.

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