Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5620418
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. CAN BALKAYA
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620382 , 5620383 , 5620388
The course set above should be completed before taking CE418 DESIGN OF TALL BUILDING STRUCTURES .

Course Content

Examination of the methods of analysis and design criteria, behavior and modeling for tall buildings. Cast-in place concrete in tall building design: high-strength concrete, concrete-filled steel tubes, ductile structural walls. Steel in tall building design: steel moment resisting frame, steel braced frames, semi-rigid connections in steel frames, cold-formed steel in tall buildings. Mixed structural systems: tube, braced tube in very tall buildings. Foundations for Tall Building Structures. Computer and design applications.