ENGG(SERC) 3-927: Advanced Analysis and Design of Steel Structures (L-T-P-C) :3-1-0-3

Course Coordinator: Dr. G.S. Palani

Introduction: Properties of Structural Steel, I. S. Rolled Sections, I. S. Specifications. Design Approach: Factor of Safety, Permissible and Working Stresses, Elastic Method, Plastic Method, Introduction to Limit States of Design; Tension and Compression Members. Connections: Type of Connections, Riveted, Bolted and Welded Connections, Strength, Efficiency and Design of Joints, Modes of Failure of a Riveted Joint, Design of fillet and butt welds, Design of Eccentric Connections.

Beam Column: Eccentricity of Load, Interaction Formulae, Design Procedure, Eccentrically Loaded Baseplates. Column Base: Slab Base, Gusseted Base, Grillage Foundation. Thin walled sections: Local, distortional and overall buckling, torsional and warping behaviour. Plastic Analysis: Analysis of frames and portal frames, semi-rigid connections and second order forces. Special structures: Space frames, geodesic domes and tensegrity structures.