The page uses Browser Access Keys to help with keyboard navigation. Click to learn moreSkip to Navigation

Different browsers use different keystrokes to activate accesskey shortcuts. Please reference the following list to use access keys on your system.

Alt and the accesskey, for Internet Explorer on Windows
Shift and Alt and the accesskey, for Firefox on Windows
Shift and Esc and the accesskey, for Windows or Mac
Ctrl and the accesskey, for the following browsers on a Mac: Internet Explorer 5.2, Safari 1.2, Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape 6+.

We use the following access keys on our gateway

n Skip to Navigation
k Accesskeys description
h Help
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
  Dec 16, 2017
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog
[Add to Portfolio]

AE 5220 - AISC Steel Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course presents advanced topics in design of steel structures. Topics include plate girder design; column and frame design; bracing design; connection design; and advanced floor serviceability. (prereq: AE 3221  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Design plate girders for flexure and shear 
  • Design steel frames for gravity and axial loads 
  • Design bracing systems for steel structures 
  • Design connections for steel structures 
  • Understand advanced floor serviceability

Prerequisites by Topic
  • Steel Design

Course Topics
  • Design of plate girders (2 classes) 
  • Design of columns including slender element effects (2 classes) 
  • Design of braced and moment frames, including design using the direct analysis method (2 classes) 
  • Analysis of steel framed floors for occupant-induced vibrations (1 class) 
  • Design of connections for steel structures, including partially-restrained connections (2 classes)

Richard A. DeVries

[Add to Portfolio]