CIVE 304 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Structural Steel Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
CIVE 304
Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
  CIVE 206 To succeed (To get a grade of at least DD)
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To perform structural design of steel members and structures under tension, compression, bending and shear.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • • Gain the knowledge to design steel members under tension, compression, bending, and shear.
  • • Acquire the knowledge to design columns, beams, truss members.
  • • Design connections.
  • • Grasp the possible failure modes of connections.
  • Grasp how to determine the loads on the structure.
Course Content Introduction to steel design, specifications, loads, and methods of design, design of tension members, design of axially loaded compression members, design of beams, design of beam columns, design of connections.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction to structural steel design, specifications, loads, and methods of design Chapter-1: 1.1-1.19; 2.1-2.11; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
2 Analysis of tension members Chapter-3: 3.1-3.7; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
3 Design of tension members Chapter-4: 4.1-4.4; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
4 Introduction to axially loaded compression members Chapter-5: 5.1-5.5; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
5 Introduction to axially loaded compression members Chapter-5: 5.6-5.11; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
6 Design of Axially loaded columns Chapter-6: 6.1-6.3; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
7 Design of axially loaded columns Chapter-7: 7.1-7.5;“Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
8 Introduction to beams Chapter-8: 8.1-8.5; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
9 Introduction to beams Chapter-8: 8.6-8.8; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
10 Design of beams Chapter-9: 9.1-9.7; 10.1-10.5; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
11 Design of beam-columns Chapter-11: 11.1-11.9; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
12 Design of beam-columns Chapter-12: 12.1-12.14; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
13 Connections Chapter-14: 14.1-12.10; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
14 Connections Chapter-14: 14.1-14.10; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
15 Review Chapter: 1.1-1.19; 2.1-2.11; 3.1-.7; 4.1-4.4; 5.1-5.11; 6.1-6.3; 7.1-7.5; 8.1-8.8; 9.1-9.7; 10.1-10.7; 11.1-11.9; 12.1-12.14; 14.1-18.10; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011
16 Final Chapter: 1.1-1.19; 2.1-2.11; 3.1-.7; 4.1-4.4; 5.1-5.11; 6.1-6.3; 7.1-7.5; 8.1-8.8; 9.1-9.7; 10.1-10.7; 11.1-11.9; 12.1-12.14; 14.1-18.10; “Structural Steel Design LRFD Method,” J. C. McCormac, Stephen F. Csernak, 5th Ed., Prentice Hall, 2011

 

Course Textbooks “Steel Structures: Design and Behaviour: International Edition,” Charles G. Salmon, John E. Johnson, Faris A. Malhas, 5th Ed., Pearson, Course web-site- Lecture Notes
References Turkish Steel Code; AISC Manual

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
6
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
6
3
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
    Total
159

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Civil Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Civil Engineering problems X
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Civil Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose X
3 Ability to design a complex system, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose X
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Civil Engineering practice X
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Civil Engineering problems X
6 Ability to work efficiently in Civil Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself X
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility X
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development X
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Civil Engineering solutions X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest