UNIT 1: Introduction to Design of Steel Structures (02)
Advantages and Disadvantages of steel structures, permissible stresses, factor of safety,methods of design, Types of connections, various types of standard rolled sections, Types of loads and load combination.
UNIT 2: Design of Welded and Bolted Connections (05)
Types of welds, failure of welded joints, Throat thickness, permissible stresses, analysis of axially and eccentrically loaded connections (subjected to bending and torsion), Types of bolts, nut and washer assembly, stresses in bolts and design.
UNIT 3: Tension Members (04)
Common sections, net effective area of bar, angle, tees and flats. Load carrying capacity,connection of section to gusset using weld / bolts. Design of tension splice.
UNIT 4: Compression Members-Struts (04)
Common sections used in trusses, effective length and slenderness ratio, permissible stresses, Load carrying capacity, connection of section to gusset using weld / bolt.
UNIT 5: Beams (06)
Laterally supported and unsupported beams, design of simple beam, built up beams using flange plates. Curtailment of flange plates, web buckling and web crippling. Secondary and main beam arrangement, beam to beam connections.
UNIT 6:Gantry Girder (03)
Forces acting on gantry girder, commonly used sections, design of gantry girder as laterally unsupported beam, connection details.
UNIT 7:Roof Trusses(05)
Various component of an industrial shed, Types of trusses, load calculation and combination, design of purlins, design of members, Design of hinge and roller supports.
UNIT 8:Columns (05)
Simple and built up section; lacing, battening, column subjected to axial force and bending moment, column splices.
UNIT 9: Column Bases (05)
Slab base, Gusseted base and moment resisting bases, Design of anchor bolts, design of pedestal.
UNIT 10:Introduction to plastic Analysis & Limit State Method of Design (03)
Plastic moment, moment curvature relationship, plastic hinges, theorem of plastic analysis,mechanisms, application of virtual work method to beams.
Introduction to Limit state method of design as per IS: 800-2007 for simple tension member, compression member & beams.
Use of IS 800, IS 875, IS: Handbook No. 1 for steel section and steel table is permitted for
•Term work shall consist of at least eight assignments based on theoretical course above.
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