Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Advanced steel design

CIVIL-435

Lecturer(s) :

Lignos Dimitrios

Language:

English

Summary

Advanced topics in structural steel seismic design. frame stability; bolted and welded beam-to-column connections; beam-columns, steel braces, eccentrically braced frame links, capacity design of conventional steel-frame buildings; introduction to innovative lateral load resisting systems.

Content

Keywords

steel structural systems, steel design and behaviour, moment frames, braced frames, eccentrically braced frames; capacity design; stability; P-Delta effects; ductility

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Structural Analysis, Structural Dynamics, Basic Course(s) in Structural Steel Design

Recommended courses

Nonlinear Analysis, Seismic Engineering

Important concepts to start the course

Basic knowledge in structural steel behaviour and design

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

2-hour lecture, 1-hour exercices

Use of:

Expected student activities

Class participation, in-class exercise solutions

Assessment methods

1. Midterm written exam (25%), 2. Final written exam (75%).

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Others The course lectures will be provided online 3-hours after the end of each class.

Resources

Bibliography

Eurocode 8, AISC-341-10, AISC-358-10, AISC-360-10, Reading material provided through Moodle

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

-The course lectures, list of in-class exercise problems and midterm/final exams are based on lecture notes that are provided weekly through Moodle.

-The course does not follow a specific Handbook.

Prerequisite for

Master projects in advanced steel design, nonlinear analysis, evaluation and testing of structural steel systems subjected to natural hazards, resilient-based steel design, Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering

In the programs

  • Civil Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Advanced steel design
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Civil Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Advanced steel design
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Under construction
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German