Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules LI Structural Engineering (04 17150)
Other pre-requisites None
The following aspects of structural design are covered in this module:-
Steelwork connections: Introduction to simple bolted and welded connections, geometric considerations, methods of analysis of bolt groups and weld groups.
Buckling and strength of steel columns: elements subjected to axial load and bending, effect of imperfections and end conditions, columns in frames.
Elastic analysis; Column design - axial load and moment and slender columns; moment re-distribution.
Analysis of composite sections, effect of construction sequence on composite action, shear at interface.