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This course is designed to:
  • Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of Structural Design.
  • Study the properties of steel; use of steel sections: design of tension, compression and flexure members; design and detailing of connections. Introduction to the analysis and design of trusses, built up beams, plate girders and composite sections.
  • Apply the accepted Building Codes
  • Understand the behaviour of different steel members under various gravity loads and load combinations as specified by the National Building Code of Canada.
Prerequisites: MECH14, CIVL56