Academic Catalog

ARCH438 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES

Course Code: 1200438
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AL HSAN NAY
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Principles of basic design concepts. Definition of loads (dead, live, wind, snow and earthquake loads). Material characteristics of steel. Behavior of individual elements, tension members, compression members, beams and columns. Types and behavior of connections, connection design and details. Use of steel in architectural design. Behavior and analysis of large span steel structures.