CE 431-Structural Steel Design
Set: 2016.02.26
Homework 7
Due: 2016.03.04
Problem 1
For each of the following frames, compute the eective length factor, K, for buckling in the
column A in the plane of the frame. Obtain the most accurate estimate possible.

Homework 3 Solutions - Tension Member Design
Problem 1
Determine the LRFD design strength of a double angle, cb7 4 43 in with two gage lines in its long leg
and one in its short leg , 87 in bolts as shown below. Standard gages are to be used. A36 steel is

Homework 4 Solutions - Bolted Connections
1
Problem 1
(a) Determine the LRFD design tensile strength for the member and bearing-type connections using:
(i) A36 steel plates and A490 34 in bolts with threads excluded from the shear plane.
(ii) A steel with

Homework 7 Solutions - Compression Members in Frames
1
Problem 1
For each of the following frames, compute the effective length factor, K, for buckling in the column A in
the plane of the frame. Obtain the most accurate estimate possible. All members orie

Homework 2 Solution
Loads and AISC Manual
Problem 1
Axial forces in a column due
Dead:
150 k
Live:
400 k
Roof Live:
50 k
Snow:
35 k
Wind:
200 k
Earthquake: 300 k
to service loads are as follows:
compression
compression
compression
compression
compression

Homework 1 Solution
Statics and Mechanics Review
Problem 1
For the beams below, determine the support reactions and draw the shear and moment diagrams (clearly
indicate your sign convention). Label the maximum and minimum values and determine the location