METAL STRUCTURES I

Course ID: IBU-SE>MESTRI
Course title: METAL STRUCTURES I
Semester: 4 / Spring
ECTS: 4
Lectures/Classes: 30 / 30 hours
Field of study: Civil Engineering
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites:
Contact person: mgr inż. Rafał Idzikowski; rafal.idzikowski@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: Basic properties of metals. Ultimate limit states and serviceability limit states of steel structures. Design of steel elements and connections.
Full description: Steel properties. Metallurgic products. Ultimate limit states and serviceability limit states of steel structures. Design of welded connections and bolted non-preloaded, and preloaded connections. Realization of shop and field connections of steel structures. Uniform simple steel columns. Heads and bases of columns. Beams and beams systems. Steel beam to wall connections and steel beam bearings.
Bibliography: 1. GARDNER L., NETHERCOT A.D.: DESIGNERS’ GUIDE TO EUROCODE 3: DESIGN OF STEEL BUILDINGS EN 1993-1-1, -1-3 and -1-8. Second Edition. ICE Publishing, 2011 2. Fattorini F., Bandini M., Cattaneo F., Pustorino S.: Practical application of Eurocode 3 to multi-storey buildings with steel 'sway frame' structures. Technical Steel Research, 1998 3. Luís Simões da Silva, Rui A. D. Simões, Helena Gervásio, Graham Couchman, Design of Steel Structures: Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures, Part 1-1: General Rules and Rules for Buildings, 2nd Edition. Wailey 2016. 4. Design Manuals "Steel Building in Europe" http://sections.arcelormittal.com/library/design-manuals-steel-building-in-europe.html 5. Eurocode 3: Design of steel structures – Parts 1-6.
Learning outcomes: Knowledge Knows properties of constructional metals; knows about metallurgic products Knows rules of constructing and designing cross-sections under simple loads; knows rules of designing axially loaded simple uniform steel columns and beams under simple bending; knows cases of local and global instability Knows steel fasteners; knows how to construct steel welded and bolted joints. Skills Is able to select right steel grade for structural members Is able to perform analysis of stability limit states and ultimate limit states of simple steel bar structures in scope of assessment of critical states and limit states; is able to design selected members and simple steel structures; Is able to design welded or non-preloaded and preloaded bolted joints Social competences Understands the importance of right design of metal structures in terms of safety.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: lectures 50%, classes 50%

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