Steel Structures 2 (4 ECTS)

Course Contents
Introduction, material properties, products fabrication, design and verification.
Analysis of cross sections and strength of beams and frames.
Stability of columns and frames and lateral stability of beams.
Stability of non-prismatic members, build up members and elastically supported members.

Welding and calculation of welds, bolts and calculation of bolted connections.
Design and analysis of connections, connections in frames.

Introduction, developments, properties and applications of hollow sections.
Behavior of hollow section joints (general).
Circular and rectangular hollow section joints.
Joints between open sections and hollow sections.

Study Goals
Knowledge about behavior of frames, connections, joints and tubular structures.

Expected prior knowledge