CE 311 Structural Analysis and Steel Design

This course covers both classic determinate sturctural analysis and the design of steel structures. Topics include loads, load paths, tributary areas, degree of determinacy, stability, approximate methods of indeterminate structural analysis, trusses, cables, arches, influence lines, deflections of trusses and frames by various methods, the principal of virutal work, introduction to force methods of indeterminate structural analysis, structural optimization, steel tension members, bolted and welded connections, steel columns, beams, and beam-columns.

Prerequisite: ES 230

Offered: Fall semester