CT-313                    Steel Structures                   3(3+0) 
Theory Cr Hrs, 3 
Lab Cr Hrs, 0 
1.   To  develop  an  understanding  of  the  behavior  and  design  of  structural  steel 
members and connections using ASD (Allowable stress design) method 
2.   To develop an understanding of  the behavior and characteristics of structural 
steel systems. 
Course Outline: 
Introduction: Steel  properties,  design   loads  and   load  factors;  Types  and 
shapes   of  structural  steel members;  specifications  and design  codes  ,  safety 
Tension members: Design and analysis of tension member 
Flexural  members:  Design  of  laterally  supported  and  unsupported  beams; 
deflection check 
Compression  members:  Design  and  analysis  of  axially  and  eccentrically 
loaded short and long columns 
Connections:  Types  of  high  strength  bolts  and  rivets;  Friction  and  bearing 
type connections; Continuous beam to beam and beam to column connection 
New  Design  Codes:  Introduction  to  LRFD  method  (load  resistance  factor 
Recommended Books: 
1.   Z.  A.  Siddiqi,  M.  A.  Chaudhry  and  M.  Ashraf,  “Steel  Structures”,  Civil 
Engineering Series Publishers (Latest Edition) 
2.   Z. A. Siddiqi, M. A. Chaudhry & M. Ashraf, “RFD Steel Design Aids  in 
SI Units”, Civil Engineering Series Publishers 
3.   Jack C. McCormac, “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method (Second Edition)”, 
Harper Collins Publishers. ISBN: 0065016270. January 1994 
4.   E.  H.  Gaylord,  C.  N  Gaylord,  “Design  of  Steel  Structures”, McGraw  Hill, 
5.   Charles G. Salmon, John E. Johnson, “Steel Structures Design & Behavior” 
6.   Fredrick S. Merritt, “Structural Steel Designers Handbook” 
7.   William T. Segui, “RFD Steel Design”, PWS Publishers. ISBN: 053493353X. 
January 1993 
8.   John E. Lothers, “Design in Structural Steel” 

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