Module Title:   Structural Steelwork Design

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG2051M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Standard module

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Design & Product Development (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr AF Ashour

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Using first principles and current Codes of Practice to design structural steelwork elements.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Concepts, principles and theories explained in formal lectures, practised in tutorial classes. Oral feedback is given during tutorials. Written exam will assess the wider learning outcomes expressed in the descriptor.

Lectures:   24.00          Directed Study:   62.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   12.00          Other:   0.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   2.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

analyse and evaluate steelwork structures according to limit state design method.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

design different steelwork structural elements for serviceability and ultimate limit states.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

present and interpret data; apply scientific method; develop systematic problem solving; and gain creative problem solving

  Examination - closed book 2.00 100%

Outline Syllabus:
Philosophy of Limit State Design and partial safety factors as applied to steelwork design; Concept of load transfer in steelwork buildings; Design of restrained simply supported steel beams (moment, shear, and deflection); Design of unrestricted simply supported steel beams; Design of steel columns in axial thrusts and bending; Design and analysis of steel trusses; Design of different connections;

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