CE 4401 Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design
CE 4401 STEEL COMPRESSION MEMBERS
AISC Manual Part 4 and AISC Specification Chapters B, C, E
LIMIT STATES OF A COLUMN
1. Serviceability
(KL/r)max 200 Preferably!
AISC E2, pg. 16.1-33
K = effective length factor

Three-Moment Equation:
MA
L AB
L AB
L BC
L BC
+ MC
= 6 BI
+ 2MB
+
EI AB
EI BC
EI AB EI BC
The three-moment equation provides an efficient solution technique for continuous beams. It is
applied consecutively to adjacent two-span segments of continuous

CE 4401 Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design
CE 4401 STEEL TENSION MEMBERS
AISC Manual Part 5 and AISC Specification Chapters A, B, D, J, L, App. 3
Members designed to carry only a tensile force (no shear and no bending
moment):
Axial force acts through c

Examples of Rupture and FON
1. Sketch potential Rupture for both the top and bottom plate identifying as tension (TR), shear(SR), block shear(BR), or NA (not applicable).
2. Sketch FON for the top plate only. Determine the associated U value for FON.
TOP

CE4401 Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design
CE 4401 STEEL CONNECTION DESIGN
AISC Manual Parts 7-15 and AISC Specification Chapters A, J
Steel Connection Design (F16) - 1
Types of connections
B3.6 p. 16.1-12
Figure of Moment versus Rotation of Various Conn

CE 4401 INTRODUCTION
STRUCTURAL DESIGN
Codes, Specifications, Guidelines, and Manuals
Design philosophy and procedures are set forth in national codes/specifications
or in performance guidelines.
National Codes, Specifications or Standards: specify detail

CE 4401 Tension Member Recitation #1
9/13/16
The roof truss shown below is subjected to the following loads:
Dead Load of 35 psf on a horizontal projection (just along the top chords of the truss)
Snow Load of 55 psf on a horizontal projection (just along

CE 4401 Steel and Reinforced Concrete Design
CE 4401 STEEL BEAM-COLUMNS: MEMBERS
SUBJECTED TO COMBINED AXIAL FORCE AND
FLEXURE
AISC Manual Part 6 and AISC Specification Chapters B, C (Appendix 8), D, E,
F, H, J, L
Beam-Column: combined axial force and fle

CE 4401 Steel and Concrete Design
CE 4401 STEEL FLEXURAL MEMBERS
AISC Manual Part 3 and AISC Specification Chapters B, F, L
Flexural members: subjected to bending moment
Beams:
Girders:
Joists:
AISC F
primary flexural members
large beams
small trusses use

CE 4401 Recitation #3 Effective Length Factors
9/27/16
During this recitation, you will learn about: (1) tributary areas used to determine beam and
column loads; (2) effect of bracing on sway, and the effect of relative member stiffness and
boundary condi