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Unformatted text preview: CE 456 Design of Steel Structures Thursdays | 6:30–9:10 pm Fall 2008 | Course Syllabus Prerequisite Professor Office Telephone E‐mail CE 207 and CE 225 (Corequisite: CE 358) Mohsen Kargahi, PhD, CE, SECB KAP 203, Office hours 5:30‐6:30 pm class days (213) 821‐2948 email@example.com ► Introduction and Purposes Structural Steel is one of the most popular materials for construction of buildings, bridges and other structures. This class is about studying properties of steel, behavior of structural steel elements, and design procedures for these elements to withstand structural loads. Both Allowable Stress Design (ASD) and Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) will be introduced to the students, however LRFD procedures will be used throughout the class. Tension members, compression members, flexural members, and finally members subject to combined bending and axial load will be studied. In addition, simple eccentric steel connections will be discussed. As a result of taking the course, a. The students will have an understanding of the behavior of steel elements under structural loading; b. Will be familiar with AISC‐LRFD steel design procedures; c. Will be able to design primary steel structural elements of a building and their connections. ► Textbooks 1. STEEL DESIGN, William T. Segui, Thompson publishing, 4th Edition, 2007 (ISBN 0‐495‐24471‐ 6) 2. STEEL CONSTRUCTION MANUAL, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), 13th Edition, 2005 (ISBN 1‐56424‐055‐X) ► Course Requirements and Grades 1. Weekly homework assignments will represent 15% of the grade, one mid‐term exam will represent 25%, and a comprehensive final exam will account for 40% of the grade. The remaining 20% will be represented by a design project. 2. The subject of homework assignments will be the concepts and procedures introduced in the preceding class. All homework problems are due one week after they are assigned. Weekly assignments must be submitted at the beginning of the class in which they are due. Late assignments will be accepted under special circumstances with prior authorization. 3. The exams will be open book and open text and are intended to test students on the subject matter in limited time frames. 4. The design project will be an individual one and involves designing steel structural elements of a small building. ► Class Sessions/Course Readings/Homework Minor changes might occur due to change in the instruction pace CE 456 ‐ Fall 2008 Class Date 1 2 3 Topic Reading (Text #1) Chapters 1 and 2 Chapter 3: 3.1 to 3.5 Chapter 3: 3.6 to 3.9 Chapter 4: 4.1 to 4.2 Homework (Text #1) 3.2‐5 (a) 3.3‐5 (a) 3.4‐3 (a) 3.5‐3(a) 3.6‐1 (a) 3.6‐3 (a) 3.7‐5 (a) 4.3‐1 4.3‐5 (LRFD) 4.7‐3 (a) 4.7‐7 (a) 28‐Aug‐08 Introduction, Material Properties, Design Process 4‐Sep‐08 Tension Members: Strength, Effective Area, Staggered Bolts, Block Shear 11‐Sep‐08 Tension Members: Design, Misc. Topics Compression Members: Introduction, Column Theory 4 5 6 7 18‐Sep‐08 Compression Members: Strength, Local Chapter 4: 4.3 to 4.5 Stability, Effective Length and 4.7 25‐Sep‐08 Compression Members: Design, Buckling Modes, Misc. Topics 2‐Oct‐08 9‐Oct‐08 Chapter 4: 4.6, 4.8, and 4.6‐3 (a) 4.6‐9 (a) 4.9 4.8‐1 4.9‐7 (a) 5.5‐1 (a) 5.5‐5 (a) 5.5‐11 (a) 5.6‐1 (a) 5.8‐3 (a) 5.10‐5 (a) 5.15‐3 (a) 6.2‐1 (a) 6.5‐3 (a) 6.5‐5 (a) 6.5‐9 (a) 6.6‐1 6.7‐5 (a) 6.7‐7 (a) 7.4‐3 (a) 7.6‐5 (a) 7.7‐1 (a) 7.9‐3 (a) 7.11‐1 (a) 7.11‐5 (a) 7.11‐9 (LRFD) 8.2‐5 8.3‐7 (a) 8.4‐5 (a) 8.5‐3 (a) Beams: Introduction, Elastic and Plastic Chapter 5: 5.1 to 5.5 Moments, Strength of Compact Shapes Beams: Strength of Noncompact Shapes, Shear Strength, Deflections, Design Chapter 5: 5.6 to 5.10 8 9 16‐Oct‐08 Review, Midterm Exam 23‐Oct‐08 Beam‐Columns: Introduction, Interaction, Moment Amplification, Members in Braced Frames 30‐Oct‐08 Beam‐Columns: Members in UnbBraced Frames, Design Simple Connections: Introduction 6‐Nov‐08 Simple Connections: Bolts, Bolted Connections, Design Chapter 6: 6.1 to 6.5 10 Chapter 6: 6.6 to 6.7 Chapter 7: 7.1 Chapter 7: 7.2 to 7.9 Chapter 7: 7.10, and 7.11 Chapter 8: 8.1 Chapter 8: 8.2 to 8.5 11 12 13‐Nov‐08 Simple Connections: Weld, Welded Connections, Design Eccentric Connections: Introduction 20‐Nov‐08 Eccentric Connections: Eccentric Bolted Connections, Eccentric Welded Connections Project Discussion 27‐Nov‐08 Thanksgiving Holiday 4‐Dec‐08 13 14 15 Review, Course Evaluation, Project Due 11‐Dec‐08 Final Exam CE 456 | Fall 2008 P a g e | 2 ► Statement for Students with Disabilities Any student requesting academic accommodations based on a disability is required to register with Disability Services and Programs (DSP) each semester. A letter of verification for approved accommodations can be obtained from DSP. Please be sure the letter is delivered to me (or to TA) as early in the semester as possible. DSP is located in STU 301 and is open 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The phone number for DSP is (213) 740‐0776. ► Statement on Academic Integrity USC seeks to maintain an optimal learning environment. General principles of academic honesty include the concept of respect for the intellectual property of others, the expectation that individual work will be submitted unless otherwise allowed by an instructor, and the obligations both to protect one’s own academic work from misuse by others as well as to avoid using another’s work as one’s own. All students are expected to understand and abide by these principles. Scampus, the Student Guidebook, contains the Student Conduct Code in Section 11.00, while the recommended sanctions are located in Appendix A: http://www.usc.edu/dept/publications/SCAMPUS/gov/. Students will be referred to the Office of Student Judicial Affairs and Community Standards for further review, should there be any suspicion of academic dishonesty. The Review process can be found at: http://www.usc.edu/student‐affairs/SJACS/. CE 456 | Fall 2008 P a g e | 3 ...
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