Mar 23, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 6224 - Connection Design

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course focuses on the design of connections between structural members with emphasis on connecting hot-rolled steel members. Topics include overview of connection design; limit states; connection selection; shear connections; moment connections; partially restrained connections; bracing connections; and design of special connections for earthquake loading. (prereq: AE 5220  or CV 5220 )
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
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Prerequisites by Topic
  • Determinate and indeterminate structural analysis 
  • Understanding of structural analysis software 
  • Understanding of basic design for steel tension, compression, flexural and combined flexural/axial members 
  • Understanding of design of simple connections (tension, shear, moment)

Course Topics
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