Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

CET 4220 LFRD Steel Design

Prerequisite: CET 3220 or CET 3371.

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This is a follow up steel design course with an emphasis on the AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design method. Topics covered are beams (fully plastic, inelastic, elastic), concentric columns, leaner columns, standard connections (bolted and welded), eccentric connections, frame design (braced), modified effective lengths, base plates, and composite beam design (both ASD and LRFD).

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