This unit introduces the analysis and design of steel and steel-concrete composite structures. Topics include: wind loads, local buckling of thin steel plates, steel webs in shear and bearing, steel members under axial load and bending, steel connections, finite element analysis, plastic analysis of steel beams and frames, composite slabs, composite beams, and composite columns.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Reading materials and other resources will be listed on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):