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

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
(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

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

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-2: Steel Tension Members
Dr Hamid Valipour
Scientia Prof Mark Bradford
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 li

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture 1: General Principles
Dr Hamid Valipour
Scientia Prof Mark Bradford
Reference textbooks
Reference textbooks
Unit conversion
Length
1 m = 1000 mm (cm rarely used in structural engineering)
Load (Action)
- Concentrated forc

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture 3: Steel Compression
Members
Dr Hamid Valipour
Scientia Professor Mark Bradford
Modes of failure for a member under compression
Steel members subject to compression may fail in five different modes and
each mode represent

Week (6) Workshop
Design of flexural members/beams (Part 1)
Question-1
1. What is the uniform distributed load w (in kN/m) corresponding with the first yield (due to
bending) for the beam shown in Figure 1?
2. What is the uniform distributed load (in kN/m

CVEN 3303 - 2017 STEEL STRUCTURES ASSIGNMENT 2
Due: 5:00 pm on Thursday 27 April 2017
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Question 1 Design of members in trusses
(40 marks)
Select the minimum mass PFC (parallel flange channel) of Grade 300 PLUS steel for the
diagonal bracing member AB in

Steel Structures
CVEN3303
Lecture-8: Steel Flexural Members
(Part - 3)
Dr Hamid Valipour
Scientia Professor Mark Bradford
Definitions
Segment: A portion of a beam between fully (F) or partially (P) restrained
cross-sections. The restrained combinations (l

Water Resources Engineering CVEN3501
Groundwater workshop 3
Workshop questions - Lecture 3
1. A well is located in an homogeneous confined aquifer of infinite extent. The hydraulic conductivity
of the aquifer is 15 m/day with a storage coefficient of 0.00

Water Resources Engineering CVEN3501
Groundwater workshop 2
Workshop questions - Lecture 2
1. A water saturated sand has a hydraulic conductivity of 20 m/day at 20 C, as estimated from field
tests.
(a) Calculate the intrinsic permeability of the sand.
(b)

Water Resources Engineering CVEN3501
Groundwater workshop 3
Workshop questions - Lecture 3
1. A well is located in an homogeneous confined aquifer of infinite extent. The hydraulic conductivity
of the aquifer is 15 m/day with a storage coefficient of 0.00