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Design of Steel Structures 1 (Web Course)

IIT Madras

Faculty Coordinators

 

Prof. A. R. Shantha Kumar

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Email : 
Telephone : (91-44)    (Office)
                  (91-44)    (Residence)

 

Prof. S. R. Satishkumar

Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Email : satish@civil.iitm.ernet.in
Telephone : (91-44) 2257 8310   (Office)
                  (91-44) 2257 9310   (Residence)

 

               

Detailed Syllabus


I. Introduction (2 lectures)
   Properties of Structural Steel, I. S. Rolled Sections, I. S. Specifications


II. Design Approach (2 lectures)
   Factor of Safety, Permissible and Working Stresses, Elastic Method, Plastic
   Method, Introduction to Limit States of Design


III. Connections (5 lectures)
    Type of Connections, Riveted, Bolted and Welded Connections, Strength, Efficiency
    and Design of Joints, Modes of Failure of a Riveted Joint, Advantages and
     Disadvantages of Welded Joints, Design of Fillet and Butt Welds, Design of     
     Eccentric Connections


IV. Tension Members (8 lectures)
     Net Sectional Area, Permissible Stress, Design of Axially Loaded Tension Member,
     Design of Member Subjected to Axial Tension and Bending


V. Compression Members (9 lectures)
     Modes of Failure of a Column, Buckling Failure: Euler’s Theory, Effective Length,     
     Slenderness Ratio, Design Formula: I.S. Code Formula, Design of Compression     
     Members, Design of Built-Up Compression Members: Laced and Battened Columns


VI. Beams (8 lectures)
     Design Procedure, Built-Up Sections, Plate Thickness, Web Crippling, Web      
     Buckling, Connections and Curtailment of Flange Plates


VII. Beam Column (3 lectures)
      Eccentricity of Load, Interaction Formulae, Design Procedure, Eccentrically Loaded
      Base Plates


VIII. Column Base (3 lectures)
       Slab Base, Gusseted Base, Grillage Foundation


 

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