Structural Steel Design Lecture Notes

Ata Atun

 

Contents

 

I.   INTRODUCTION TO STEEL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION                     8

 

II.  THE STEEL PROCESS - FROM DESIGN THROUGH ERECTION               10

A.    Engineering                                                                                                   11

1.  Main Member Design                                                                               13

2.  Secondary Member Design                                                                     17

3.  Connection Design                                                                                   18

4.  Engineering Calculations                                                                          22

 

B.    Detailing                                                                                                        23

1.  Advanced Bill of Material                                                                         24

2.  Erection Drawings                                                                                    26

3.  Detail Drawings                                                                                        28

4.  Submittals and Approvals                                                                        29

 

C.   Fabrication                                                                                                    31

 

D.   Erection                                                                                                         33

 

III. THE IMPACT OF ERRORS, OMISSIONS AND CHANGES ON

     DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING STRUCTURAL STEEL                         37

A.    Engineering                                                                                                   38

B.    Detailing                                                                                                        38

C.   Fabrication                                                                                                    41

D.   Erection                                                                                                         42

 

IV.                                                                                                                              SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN

AND CONSTRUCTION                                                                                           43

A.    Weight                                                                                                           43

B.    Connections                                                                                                  45

C.   Quality                                                                                                           46

D.   Schedule                                                                                                       47

E.    Changes                                                                                                        48

F.    Cost Estimates                                                                                              48

G.   Other Disciplines                                                                                           50

H.   Structural Drawings                                                                                      51

İ.     Failure                                                                                                           52

J.    Economies of Scale                                                                                      53