CIV413
Simplified Connection Design
for your Project
Simplified Design Steps:
1. Get the shear force of a beam (select a beam with reasonably high shear force).
2. Take 70% of the shear force as axial force on your beam.
3. Perform your design only for t

Department of Civil Engineering
CIV 413: Structural Steel Design
Semester: Fall 2015-16
Assignment 5
Due Date: December 8, 2015 (by 6 PM, no late submission will be accepted).
Question 1
A plate 6 of A36 steel is used as a tension member as shown in Figur

Department of Civil Engineering
Fall 2015-16
CIV413 Structural Steel Design
Group Project
Description
Analyze and design a 10-story steel-framed structure using a commercial finite element (FE) package. The
structure must have at least 4 panels in longer

Department of Civil Engineering
CIV 413: Structural Steel Design
Semester: Fall 2015-16
Assignment 4
Due Date: November 25, 2015 (by 6 PM, no late submission will be accepted).
Question 1
The beam-column shown in Figure 1 is a member of a braced frame. Th

Department of Civil Engineering
CIV 413: Structural Steel Design
Semester: Fall 2015-16
Assignment 3
Due Date: November 08, 2015 (by 11am, no late submission will be accepted).
Question 1
The beam shown in Figure 1 is of a W36 x 210 section. It is lateral

Department of Civil Engineering
CIV 413: Structural
Steel Design
Semester: Fall 2015-16
Assignment 2
Due Date: October 21, 2015 (6pm).
Submission location: D 2F 251
Question 1
Select the lightest American Standard Channel for a tension member using LRFD
d

Department of Civil Engineering
CIV 413: Structural Steel Design
Semester: Fall 2015-16
Assignment 1
Due Date: October 05, 2015 (4pm).
Submission location: D 2F 251
Question 1
A tension member is to be designed for a dead load of 50 kips, live load of 20

CIV 413
Structural Steel Design
Lecture 18
SIMPLE CONNECTIONS
Textbook reading: Chapter 7
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Main connections
1. Connection where a change of direction occurs
e.g. beam-to-column connections, beam-to-bea

Additional Practice Problems for Steel Design (From text book)
Ex: 3.4-1
A A36 steel is used for the tension member as shown in Figure below. Determine the
design capacity of the tension member using LRFD approach
1
Ex: 3.4-6
An MC 923.9 is connected with

Additional Practice Problems for Steel Design (From
textbook)
Analysis Problem
The beam shown below is laterally braced only at the ends. The 40-kip load is a
service live load. Using Fy = 50 ksi, determine whether a W 12 50 is adequate for
the given load

CIV 413
Structural Steel Design
Lecture 16
ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF BEAM-COLUMNS
Reading text Chapter 6, Steel Design by William Segui
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Introduction
Columns in practice rarely experience concentric axia

CIV 413
Structural Steel Design
Lecture 17
DESIGN OF BEAM-COLUMNS
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Design of Beam-column
Equations for AISC interaction diagram can be written as:
M uy
P
8 M ux
For
0.2,. u
1.0
c Pn
c Pn 9 b M nx b

CIV 413
Structural Steel Design
Lecture 11-12
Design of Flexural Members
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Design of Flexural Members
Design of Steel Flexural Members
Design for :
Economy choose lightest beam that can carry the load
S

Additional Practice Problems for Steel Design (From text book)
Ex: 4.6-3
Select a square HSS to carry the loads shown in Figure below. Take the yield strength
of steel, Fy = 46 ksi.
1
Ex: 4.7-2
An HSS 1065/16 with Fy = 46 ksi is used as a column as shown

CIV 413
Structural Steel Design
Lectures 9-10
Design of Compression Members
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Column Buckling
Column buckling can mainly be two types:
Global Buckling
Local Buckling/ Local stability
Buckling of Column

CIV 413
Structural Steel Design
Lecture 7-8
Design of Compression Members
I N S T R U C TO R
DR ZUBAIR SYED
EMAIL: ZUBAIR.SYED@ADU.AC.AE
Introduction
Compressive members: Structural elements that are subjected only to
axial compressive forces.
Under pure

CIV 413
STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN
Lecture 5-6
Design of Tension Members
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
AISC Steel Construction Manual deals with design of
Tension members in Chapter D.
Cross-sectional properties can be found in Part

CIV 413
STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN
Design of Tension Members
Lecture 4
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Tensile failure
A tension member can fail by reaching one of the two limit states
Excessive deformation
Fracture
To prevent excess

CIV 413
STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN
Lecture 3
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Ph: 02 501 5871
Office: D 2F 251
Cross-sectional Shapes
W-shape
Example: W18 x 50
American Standard,
S
Example: S18 x 70
American Standard
Channel, C
Example:

CIV 413
STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN
Lecture 1
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Ph: 02 501 5871
Office: D 2F 251
Course Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
Analyze and design tension members using LRFD

CIV 413
STRUCTURAL STEEL
DESIGN
Instructor
Dr Zubair Syed
Email: zubair.syed@adu.ac.ae
Ph: 02 501 5871
Office: D 2F 251
Properties of steel
Last class highlight
Structural Steel Design
The main aspects related to the design of steel
structures
Design bas