Question 1:
Use the monetary value distribution of each activity (shown on each bar) to draw the percentage completion curve.
Questioon 2: Perforrm a forwarrd pass and a backward
d pass and determine thhe ES, LS, EF and
LF for eeach activityy on the folll

CVEN3303 STEEL STRUCTURES
Semester 1, 2016
COURSE DETAILS
Units of Credit
Contact hours
Class
Workshop
Course Coordinator
and Lecturer
Lecturer
6
5 hours per week
Mon, 16:00 18:00
Wed, 09:00 10:00
Wed, 10:00 12:00
Sir John Clancy Auditorium (K-C24-G17)
S

Assignment-3
CVEN3303
Due date/time: 09/05/2016, 5:00 pm
QUESTION 1
(Nominal flexural capacity Ms)
(25 Marks)
Calculate the nominal flexural capacity Ms of the lightly-welded cross-section shown in Figure-1 for
bending about both x-x and y-y axis. All pla

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecturer-4: In-plane Effective
Lengths and Introduction to Secondorder Effects
Dr Hamid Valipour
In-plane effective length le (Clause 4.6.3, AS4100)
N
N
Buckled
Configuration
l
le
le
N
Original
Configuration
l
In-plane means:
def

Solved Example
(Design of flexural members, No. 4)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-4: Determine the maximum design load of w* (considering bending moment only) for the
beam shown in Figure-1 (360UB56.7, Steel Grade 350). The loads are applied on top flange. Th

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecturer-1: General Principles
Dr Hamid Valipour
Unit conversion
Length
1 m = 100 cm = 1000 mm
Load (Action)
- Concentrated force
- Concentrated Moment & Torque
- Force per unit length
- Force per unit area
1 Pa = 1 N/m 2
Interna

Assignment-4
CVEN3303
Due date/time: 06/06/2016, 5:00 pm
QUESTION 1
(Moment amplification m)
(35 Marks)
For the frame and design loads shown in Figure-1, determine the moment amplification factor s for all
of the columns. The Beams are 310UB32 and the col

Solved Example
(Design of flexural members, No. 6)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-6: Select the minimum mass WB, Grade 400 required for the beam shown in Figure 1.
The permanent actions PG =400 kN as well as the imposed actions PQ =500 kN are acting on top
fl

Solved Example
(Design of flexural members, No. 3)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-3: Select the minimum mass UB, Grade 350 required for the beam shown in Figure 1.
The beam is subjected to a uniform distributed permanent action of wG =10 kN/m and the imposed

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecturer-2: Steel Tension Members
Dr Hamid Valipour
Steel tension members (Section 7 and clause 9.1.10,
AS4100- 1998)
- Rods and bars (e.g. Diagonal bracing members in roofs
and walls in steel framed light industrial buildings):

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-2: Steel Tension Members
Dr Hamid Valipour
kt for cases with minor non-uniform stress distribution
(Table 7.3.2 , AS4100-1998)
k t = 1.0 Twin angles - on opposite
sides of gusset/plate
k t = 0.75 UA - connected by short l

Solved Example
(Design of Beam-Columns, No. 1)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-1: For a particular design load set, the in-plane design bending moment and
axial compressive force diagram for columns (A-1) and (A-4), obtained from a first
order linear elastic a

Solved Example
(Design of Beam-Columns, No. 2)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-2: For the frame and design loads shown in Figure 1, determine the section, in-plane
and out-of-plane interaction capacities of both columns. In-plane bending is about the strong ax

Question-1: Beam-column design (Steel)
100 marks
For a particular design load set, the in-plane design bending moment and axial compressive force
diagram for column (A-1), obtained from a first order linear elastic analysis is shown in Figure-1.
Check the

Solved Example
(Moment Amplification, No. 2)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-2: Determine the moment amplification factors for all columns of the sway
frame shown in Figure 1. All beams and columns are bending about their major axis.
All connections are fixed.

Solved Example
(Moment Amplification, No. 1)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-1: Determine the moment amplification factors for all columns of the frame
shown in Figure 1. All beams and columns are bending about their major axis. All
connections are fixed excep

Solved Example
(Moment Amplification, No. 3)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-3: For the frame and design loads shown in Figure 1, determine the moment
amplification factor for all of the columns. The Beams are 250UB25.7 and the columns
are 200UC46.2.
6.0 m
5.0

Tutorial 1 Solution
Question 1
Indicate the tributary areas for each of beams supporting two-way slabs shown in the following figure.
Column
Question 2
1
Question 3
2
3
Question 4
4
5
Question 5
6
7
Tutorial 2 Solution
1
2
3
5 wL4
L2
to predict the deflec

Week (4) Workshop
Design of compressive members
Question-1:
Select the minimum mass EA (equal leg angle, Steel Grade 300PLUS) for the diagonal bracing
shown in Figure 1. The beam-to-column and column-to-footing connections are simple and the
lateral braci

Week (3) Workshop
Design of tensile members
Question-1:
Determine the maximum imposed action (live load) PQ which can be imposed (downward) at
point A of the truss (Steel Grade 350) shown in Figure-1. The truss is under a permanent action
of PG =60 kN at

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecturer-7: Steel Flexural Members
(Part - 3)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Definitions
Segment: A portion of a beam between fully (F) or partially (P) restrained crosssections. The restrained combinations (left & right) can be FF, FP and PP

Solved Example
(Design of flexural members, No. 5)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-5: Select the minimum mass UB, Grade 350 required for the continuous beam shown
in Figure 1. The beam is subjected to a uniform distributed permanent action of wG =10 kN/m and
t

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture 10: Connections (Part 1)
Connections (General)
A connection is an element whose function is to transfer forces from:
a member to the footings
one member to another such as beam-to-column connections
non-structural element

CVEN3301: Structural Analysis and Modelling
Tutorial and Self- study Problems: Stiffness Analysis
[ kN, m units unless indicated otherwise ]
Question 1
The truss shown has five members, each with length = 3m, A = 1600e-6, E = 2e8. The
bars are at 45o to e

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Real Structure
3
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2
4
5
Virtual Structure
2
1
3
4
1
3
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2
6
7
5
5
Real Forces N, real elongations e
Member
L
EA
f
N
e
10 40000000
0.00025
2 5.59017 40000000
0.00014
16.77 2.343679
3 5.59017 40000000
0.00014
-55.9 -7.81226
4 5.59017 40000000
0.00014

CVEN3301 Structural Analysis and Modelling
Time allowed: 50 minutes
Exam condition: Closed Book
Quiz 1
Tutorial room:
Name:
Student ID:
Question 1: (50 marks)
Find the reactions at A and G of the truss shown in Figure 1.
Determine the forces in members KJ

CVEN3301- Structural Analysis and Modelling- S1 2010
Tutorial: Week 13
Question (supplementary exam 2009)
A 3-span beam is modelled as a rigid-perfectly plastic beam with a plastic moment capacity
Mp(AB) = 30kN.m, Mp(BC) = 20kN.m and Mp(CD) = 40kN.m. The

CVEN 3301: Structural Analysis and Modelling, S1 2012
Tutorial and Self Study on Stiffness Method for Trusses
Q1. Determine the horizontal and vertical displacement at joint 3 of the assembly.
Take A = 300 mm2 and E = 200 GPa for each member.
Answer: u1

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-10: Beam-columns (Part-1)
General
The previous lectures were concerned about section (member) capacity
subjected to tension, compression and bending moment in isolation. In
practice, however, many sections (members) carry

Solved Example
(Design of flexural members, No. 1)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Question-1: Select the minimum mass UB, Grade 300PLUS required for the beam shown in
Figure 1. The permanent action PG =14 kN and the imposed action PQ = 6 kN are acting on top
flange at

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-8: Connections (Part-1)
Connections (General)
Connection is an element whose function is to transfer forces from
a member to the footings
one member to another such as beam to column connections
non-structural elements to

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-11: Beam-columns (Part-2)
Beam-column step by step verification procedure (1)
Step 1: Determine design actions
(Load Combinations)
Section 4, AS1170[1].0
Step 2: Analyse the Frame and determine
the most critical case (in

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-9: Connections (Part-2)
General assumptions for elastic analysis of bolt group
according to AS4100 - 1998
Plate elements being bolted are rigid and all connectors fit perfectly.
The overall bolt group design actions V x