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B.E DEGREE PROGRAMME CIVIL ENGINEERING
(Offered in Colleges affiliated to Anna University)
CURRICULUM AND SYLLABUS – REGULATIONS – 2004
This course covers the design of structural steel members subjected to compressive, tensile and bending loads, as per current codal provisions including connections. Design of structural systems such as roof trusses, gantry girders are included.
Properties of steel – Structural steel sections – Limit State Design Concepts – Loads on Structures – Metal joining methods using rivets, welding, bolting – Design of bolted, riveted and welded joints – Eccentric connections - Efficiency of joints – High Tension bolts
Types of sections – Net area – Net effective sections for angles and Tee in tension – Design of connections in tension members – Use of lug angles – Design of tension splice – Concept of shear lag
Types of compression members – Theory of columns – Basis of current codal provision for compression member design – Slenderness ratio – Design of single section and compound section compression members – Design of lacing and battening type columns – Design of column bases – Gusseted base
Design of laterally supported and unsupported beams – Built up beams – Beams subjected to biaxial bending – Design of plate girders riveted and welded – Intermediate and bearing stiffeners – Web splices – Design of beam columns
Roof trusses – Roof and side coverings – Design loads, design of purlin and elements of truss; end bearing – Design of gantry girder
1. Dayaratnam, P., “Design of Steel Structures”, Second edition, S. Chand & Company, 2003
1. Ramachandra, S., “Design of Steel Structures – Vol. I & II”, Standard Publication, New Delhi
2. “Teaching Resources for Structural Steel Design – Vol. I & II”, INSDAG, Kolkatta.
3. Gaylord, E.H., Gaylord, N.C., and Stallmeyer, J.E., “Design of Steel Structures”, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill Publications, 1992