Michael S. Brackin, Ph.D., P.E. Academic Page - Texas A&M University


CVEN 446-20a: Structural Steel - Coarse Content

Syllabus
Qualitative Grading Rubric
Spring 2019 Final Exam Schedule
Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

Problem Format Example
Printable Spring 2019 Blank Calendar


LECTURES

Class #1.1: Dr. Lowery
Supplemental: Syllabus; Introduction; Steel Material; AISC Manual; Standard Shapes
Class #1.2: Dr. Lowery
Supplemental: Design Philosophies; Load Combinations; & Introduction to Tension Members; Applicable Limit States; Ag, An, Ae
Supplemental: Formal LRFD Equation
Class #2.1: Tension Members - Shear Lag
Class #3.1: Tension Members - GSY,NSR; Examples; BSR
Supplemental: Tension Members - Ag, An, Ae Example
Supplemental: Shear Lag for W-Sections
Class #3.2: Dr. Lowery
Class #4.1: Dr. Lowery
Class #4.2: Dr. Lowery
Supplemental: Tension Members - BSR, Design, Examples
Supplemental: Tension Design Example (Be Carefull, some of these are from older Steel Manuals)
Supplemental: Tension Members - Staggered Fasteners; Compression Members - Introduction
Supplemental: Staggered Fasteners
Supplemental: Compression Members - Euler Buckling Derivation
Supplemental: Compression Members - Column Theory; AISC Specs; Colm Response Curve; Example
Class #5.1: Compression Members - Analysis Example
Class #5.2: Example Cont'd; Introduction to Design
Class #6.1: Compression Members - More on Effective Length (k)
Supplemental: Relative Stiffness Example
Class #6.2: Intro to Stability; Classification of Shape; Beam Response
Class #7.1: Flexural Members - Introduction to Flexure
Class #7.2: Minor Axis Bending; Shear Capacity; Intro to Design
Supplemental: Beam Flexural Properties Example #2
Supplemental: Segui Allowable Deflection Table
Supplemental: Using Beam Charts
Class #9.1: Beam Bearing and Base Plates
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
Class #9.2: Beam Bearing and Base Plates
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09
Class #10.1: Beam-Columns - Introduction to Combined Loads; Moment Magnification
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12
Class #10.2: Beam-Columns - Example
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10
Class #11.1: Introduction, Simple Connections
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10
Class #11.2: Bolt Shear
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Class #12.1: Bolt Design Example, Tension, Combined Tension/Shear
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12
Class #12.2: Bolt Example: Combined Shear/Tension
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Class #13.1: Eccentric Connections
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11,
Class #13.2: Welded Connections
Video Part: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
***New Homework and Solutions are Posted Below!!!***

POST COVID-19 MATERIAL

Week of 3-23-2020:

Assignment #14: Segui #5.14-2; 5.14-3; 5-15-2
Solution

Week of 3-30-2020:

Assignment #15: Segui #6.2-1; 6.2-2; 6.6-1; 6.6-2
Solution

Assignment #16: Segui #6.6-3; 6.6-6
Solution

Week of 4-6-2020:

Assignment #17: Segui #7.3-2; 7.4-1; 7.4-3; 7.4-5
Solution

Week of 4-13-2020:

Assignment #18: Segui #7.6-1; 7.7-1; 7.9-1; 7.9-3; 7.11-2; 7.11-4
Solution



HOMEWORK



Week
and
Date

Class
No.

Material in this column will be covered from the Segui text, and other sources.
See reading assignments at the bottom.

Note that the pages listed below are approximate, depending on our ability to cover the materials.

Homework
Assignments

Note: DO NOT work any problems using ASD. Only the LFRD solutions are required.

Week 1
Mon
1/13
1 Introduction, Materials, LRFD Design Philosophy
Chap 1.1 - 1.6
Assignment #1 due FRiday, 1-31-2020 by 5:00 pm:
Segui: # 1.5-2, 1.5-5
Wed
1/15

2

Probabilistic Basis of LRFD
Chap 2.1 - 3.3
Assignment #2 due Friday 1-31-2020 by 5:00 pm:
Segui, # 2-1 a, b & c, 2-3 a & b, 2-5a
Week 2
Wed
1/22
3
Tension Members
Watch Video: Rolling steel plate, beams.
Watch video: Tube manufacturing
 Chap 3.4 - 3.5
 Study LRFD manual: 16.1-29, 16.1-251
Design strength, Ag, An, Ae, U, welded connections, WF shear lag
 

Assignment #3 due Wednesday 2-5-2020 by 5:00 PM:
We will finish this material next Monday. You're welcome to go ahead and calculate the areas. Segui: # 3.2-1a & 3.2-4a,  (LRFD only, as always)

Note: Whenever using average values from Table D3.1 pg. 16.1-28, you MUST justify why the value is appropriate.

Week 3
Mon/Wed
1/27 - 1/29
5 & 6
Review Ag, An, Ae, U &
Staggered connections
Block Shear
Tension Member Design

Assignment #4:
Segui: # 3.3-1, 3.3-5 & 3.3-7a, 3.4-1, 3.4-4, & 3.4-6. Ignore block shear rupture for these problems. Solution



Assignment #5:
Segui: # 3.5-1, 3.5-3, & 3.5-4,
Solution

Week 4
Mon/Wed
2/3 - 2/5
7 & 8
Staggered connections
Introduction to Compression

Assignment #6:
Segui: #3.6-2a; 3.6-1a; & 3.6-4a (LRFD only, as always)

Solution Assignment #7:
Segui: #4.3-1; 4.3-5 (LRFD Only); & 4.3-7a (LRFD only, as always)
Solution

Week 5
Mon/Wed
2/10 - 2/12
9 & 10
Compression Members

Assignment #8
Segui: #4.6-1 (LRFD Only); 4.6-2a1 & b1; Solution

Assignment #9
Segui: #4.7-1; 4.7-3; 4.7-5 You do not need to consider the stiffness reduction factor when noted in the problem statement. We did not cover this -- Don't use it!!!
Solution

Week 6
Mon/Wed
2/17 - 2/19
11 & 12
Compression Members & Flexural Members

Assignment #10
4.7-10a; 4.7-11; 4.7-13 You do not need to consider the stiffness reduction factor when noted in the problem statement. We did not cover this -- Don't use it!!!
Solution

Assignment #11 due Thursday (2-27-2020 by 5:00 pm):
Segui: #5.2-1(a,b)+supplement: 1)Calculate the shape factor, 2) Repeat the problem for the Y-Y axis; 5.5-1; 5.5-3; 5.5-4;
Solution

Week 7
Tues/Thur
2/24 - 2/26
13 & 14
Flexural Members

Assignment #12
Segui: #5.5-10; 5.5-15; 5.8-1; 5.8-3
Solution

Assignment #13
Segui: #5.10-3; 5.10-5
Solution