Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
20150102007101STEEL STRUCTURESCompulsory114
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Introduction to steel as a structural material, to develop skills for the design of the structural connection elements such as rivets, bolts and welds and their connections, to develop skills for the design of the structural members under tension, compression and flexure.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Fethi ŞERMET
Learning Outcomes
1To learn mechanical properties of steel
2To learn mechanical properties of steel
3To learn forming of steel structures, profiles and connection elements
4To learn forming of steel structures, profiles and connection elements
5To design the structural steel members under tension, compression and flexure
6To design the structural steel members under tension, compression and flexure
7 To make stress and stability control checks of the structural steel members
8 To make stress and stability control checks of the structural steel members
9 To learn calculations and forming of steel structures
10 To learn calculations and forming of steel structures
Mode of Delivery
Daytime Class
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
1. History of steel structures, steel as a structural material, mechanical properties of steel, stres-strain relations of steel. 2. Allowable stress and loading conditions of structural steel, hot rolled steel members, profiles, plates, advantages and disadvantages of steel structures, application areas of steel structures 3.Connection elements of steel structures, riveted connections, bolted connections 4. Riveted and bolted connections and example problem solutions 5. Welded connections 6. Example problem solutions about welded connections 7. Tension members, example problem solutions 8.Tension member splice, example problem solutions 9. Compression members, single part and continuous connected multipart compression members, example problem solutions 10. Midterm exam 11. Multipart compression members, 1st group compression members, 2nd group compression members, 3rd group compression members 12. Calculation of connection elements, steel members under combined compression and flexure, example problem solutions about multipart compression members 13. Example problem solutions about compression members 14. Beams, profile beams, example problem solutions
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1History of steel structures, steel as a structural material, mechanical properties of steel, stres-strain relations of steel.
2Allowable stress and loading conditions of structural steel, hot rolled steel members, profiles, plates, advantages and disadvantages of steel structures, application areas of steel structures
3Connection elements of steel structures, riveted connections, bolted connections
4Riveted and bolted connections and example problem solutions
5Welded connections
6Example problem solutions about welded connections
7Tension members, example problem solutions
8Tension member splice, example problem solutions
9Compression members, single part and continuous connected multipart compression members, example problem solutions
10Midterm exam
11Multipart compression members, 1st group compression members, 2nd group compression members, 3rd group compression members
12Calculation of connection elements, steel members under combined compression and flexure, example problem solutions about multipart compression members
13Example problem solutions about compression members
14Beams, profile beams, example problem solutions
Recommended or Required Reading
Regulation on the calculation, design and construction rules of steel structures (2016) steel structures application guide Steel structures Design (Abi O. Agheyere , Jason Vidil)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures13339
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination11616
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)105
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