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Steel Structures for Architects

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

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Area of Study :

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:  Know the theory of transferring loads in skeleton buildings.  Know the main types of steel structure system elements.  Knowing how to approximately sizing of each steel member.  Fulfill the typical connections and details of steel structures

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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- Recognize the scientific background (theories and history) of design of steel as structural material.
2- Define steel characteristics and how they affect the different types of steel structures.
3- List the main elements of each type of steel structures
4- Choose the main connections and suitable arrangement of bolts

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze design problems.
2- 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- Submit professional neat drawings.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Communicate effectively.
2- Work within constraints of time

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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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Steel Structures for Architects

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lecture
Class Work

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Steel Structures for Architects

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments/Studio work 10.00
Final exam 40.00
In Class Quizzes 40.00
Participation 10.00

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Steel Structures for Architects

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Recommended books :

1. The Egyptian Code of Practice of Design and Constructions of Steel Structures.

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