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Steel Structures for Architects

  • Course Code :
    SCM 418
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Architectural Engineering

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: 1.Develop design process awareness (including data gathering and analysis) 2.Share ideas and work in a team or a group 3.Develop drawing and representation techniques 4.Develop statical systems of steel structures including suggestion of main and secondary elements. 5.Choice of optimum main systems and calculate approximately the size of elements. 6.Choice of best connection type and make the necessary details.

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Steel Structures for Architects

Design principles of steel structures,Structural systems, Design loads, Design of members subjected to axial forces, flexure, or shear, Design of bolted and welded connections, Structural details for trusses and frames, Details of connections, Steel structures.

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Steel Structures for Architects

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific background (theories and history) of design of steel as structural material.
2- Define design problems and how to solve it.
3- Define main building elements and how to analyze each element and design it.
4- Define the main connections and calculate the necessary connectors and how to arrange these connectors in set of detail drawings.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze and solve design problems using models, drawings and diagrams.
2- Conceptualize, investigate and develop the design of two dimensional structural elements.
3- Create structural design of steel elements and connections.
4- Decide the best structural system and the optimum section size.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Identify data and requirements for preparing the steel building layout and details.
2- submit professional neat drawings.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Communicate effectively with other people using visual, graphic, written and verbal means.
2- Work in a self-directed manner.
3- Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in projects, assignments.
4- Analyze problems and use innovative thinking in their solution.
5- Use the Internet in searching for information about specific building types.

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Steel Structures for Architects

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Prepation of General Layout 12 6 6
Calculation of loads and analysis preparaion 4 2 2
Design of Tension Members 4 2 2
Design compression members 8 4 4
Design of beams 4 2 2
Design of connections and detailing 12 6 6
Design of beam-columns 8 4 4

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures.
Design Classes.
Design assignments.
Information collection from different sources.
Class discussions, sessions and design critiques.

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Steel Structures for Architects

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments. 10.00
Attendance & Participation. 10.00
Final-term examination. 40.00
Mid. term Exams. 40.00

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Course notes :

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Recommended books :

•Design and behavior of steel structures, •The Egyptian Code of Practice of Design and Cinstruction of Steel Structres.

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