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2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
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CV 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

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