A course on the advanced analysis and design of structural elements for students looking towards a career in Structural Engineering. The course covers: design of compression members, effective lengths of columns, design of plate girders (local buckling in shear, combined shear and bending, intermediate transverse stiffeners, web crippling (buckling and yield limit state) design by buckling analysis, design of portal frames, behaviour and design of beam-columns, connection design, plastic design (beams, simple frames), introduction to composite steel-concrete structures, elastic and rigid plastic analysis of composite beams, composite columns, composite connections, introduction to structural fire engineering.
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