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Steel Design CIVL 3172

Civil Engineering Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Introduces the limit states design of statically determinate structures comprised of steel. Topics include the design of simple tension members, compression members, beams, and beam-columns in steel in accordance with current Canadian codes.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Classify various structural steel shapes, grades of steel, and identify the corresponding mechanical properties.
  • Design steel tension members, columns subjected to compressive axial load, beam-columns, and laterally supported and unsupported steel beams for flexure, shear and deflections in accordance with CSA Standard S16 Limit States Design of Steel Structures.
  • Describe common bolted and welded connection details.
  • Explain how the structural elements of a building work together to support the design loads.
  • Design the key structural elements in low-rise steel buildings subjected to gravity and lateral loading.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

Steel Design (CIVL 3172) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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