Structural Steel Design Examples (AISC 13th Edition)
StepbyStep Calculations for the Design and Analysis of Structural Steel Members Using AISC 13th Edition
Through the examples in this course, you will learn how to:
Tension Members
 Example 1  Calculating design strength using LRFD and allowable strength using ASD for plate in tension
 Example 2  Checking angle in tension with given service loads using LRFD and ASD
 Example 3  Calculate the design strength (LRFD) and allowable strength (ASD) for double angle in tension
 Example 4  Analyzing a tension eyebar member using LRFD and ASD
 Example 5  Calculating the effective net area of a bolted tension member by calculating the shear lag factor
 Example 6  Check the tensile strength of pin connected tension member
 Example 7  Calculate the effective area of a welded member by calculating the shear lag factor
 Example 8  Calculate the smallest net area for a plate in tension with staggered fasteners
 Example 9  Calculate the block shear strength of a bolted tension member
 Example 10  Calculate the minimum required rod size for a threaded rod in tension
 Example 11  Calculate the minimum required rod size for a pipe support made using a threaded bent rod
 Example 12  Designing threaded rod tension braces for a pinned structure subjected to horizontal wind loading
 Example 13  Calculate the minimum required rod size for a threaded rod in tension
Compression Members
 Example 1  Calculating the stability of steel column pinned at both ends and subjected to an axial compressive load
 Example 2  Calculating the design and allowable compressive strength per LRFD and ASD
 Example 3  Checking local stability for a wide flange column under compression
 Example 4  Calculating the local buckling compressive strength of a slender HSS section using LRFD and ASD
 Example 5  Calculate the design and allowable compressive strength per LRFD and ASD using tables from AISC
 Example 6  Designing a steel column based on given dead and live loads, effective length, and yield stress
 Example 7  Designing the lightest steel column based on given loads, effective length, and yield stress
 Example 8  Designing the lightest W18 steel column based on given loads, effective length, and yield stress
 Example 9  Calculating the design and allowable compressive strength per LRFD and ASD for a pinned column braced in the strong and weak directions
Beam Members
 Example 1  Calculating the elastic section modulus, Sx, and plastic section modulus, Zx, for a plate girder bent about its strong axis
 Example 2  Calculating the elastic section modulus (Sx), plastic section modulus (Zx), and shape factor (f) for a built up Tshape
 Example 3  Analyzing a beam supporting a concrete slab and subjected to dead and live loads per LRFD and ASD
 Example 4  Calculating the flexural strength of a beam subject to different lateral support conditions per LRFD and ASD
 Example 5 Analyzing a noncompact beam undergoing elastic lateral torsional buckling per LRFD and ASD
 Example 6  Checking shear capacity of simply supported beam per LRFD and ASD
 Example 7  Finding the maximum reaction a beam can sustain based on block shear per LRFD and ASD
 Example 8  Calculating deflection due to dead and live loads
 Example 9  Choosing the lightest beam section per LRFD and ASD
 Example 10  Design of a Beam Bearing Plate
 Example 11  Design of a Column Base Plate
BeamColumns Members
 Example 1  Determining which AISC Specification interaction equation is applicable for a given beam column and checking adequacy
 Example 2  Analysis of steel beamcolumn braced against sidesway
 Example 3  Analysis of steel beamcolumn braced against sidesway
Simple Connections
 Example 1  Checking bolt spacing, edge distances, and bearing for a bolted connection
 Example 2  Calculating the strength of a bolted connection by checking bearing and shearing per LRFD and ASD
 Example 3  Designing a bolted connection for a plate in tension attached to a gusset plate per LRFD and ASD
 Example 4  Calculating the strength of a nonslip bolted connection in tension per LRFD and ASD
 Example 5  Designing a bolted connection for a tension splice plate connection
 Example 6  Designing a bolted connection for a channel under tension attached to a gusset plate
 Example 7  Designing a bolted connection between a tee and beam flange
 Example 8  Checking adequacy of a bolted connection subjected to combined shear and tension
 Example 9  Calculating the strength of a longitudinal fillet weld connection
 Example 10  Calculating the strength of a connection with longitudinal and transverse fillet welds
 Example 11  Calculating the length of fillet weld required for a connection subjected to given service dead and live loads
 Example 12  Designing a fillet welded connection for a plate in tension attached to a gusset plate
Simple Connections
 Example 1  How to Analyze a Steel Plate Girder Using the AISC Steel Design Code
Course Curriculum
Tension Members
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PreviewExample 1  Calculating design strength using LRFD and allowable strength using ASD for plate in tension (13:16)

StartExample 2  Checking angle in tension with given service loads using LRFD and ASD (14:53)

StartExample 3  Calculate the design strength (LRFD) and allowable strength (ASD) for double angle in tension (16:01)

StartExample 4  Analyzing a tension eyebar member using LRFD and ASD (16:49)

StartExample 5  Calculating the effective net area of a bolted tension member by calculating the shear lag factor (5:57)

StartExample 6  Check the tensile strength of pin connected tension member (16:52)

StartExample 7  Calculate the effective area of a welded member by calculating the shear lag factor (3:31)

StartExample 8  Calculate the smallest net area for a plate in tension with staggered fasteners (9:05)

StartExample 9  Calculate the block shear strength of a bolted tension member (9:57)

StartExample 10  Calculate the minimum required rod size for a threaded rod in tension (7:35)

StartExample 11  Calculate the minimum required rod size for a pipe support made using a threaded bent rod (11:55)

StartExample 12  Designing threaded rod tension braces for a pinned structure subjected to horizontal wind loading (6:56)

PreviewExample 13  Calculate the minimum required rod size for a threaded rod in tension (6:30)
Compression Members
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PreviewExample 1  Calculating the stability of steel column pinned at both ends and subjected to an axial compressive load (3:57)

StartExample 2  Calculating the design and allowable compressive strength per LRFD and ASD (8:04)

StartExample 3  Checking local stability for a wide flange column under compression (7:01)

StartExample 4  Calculating the local buckling compressive strength of a slender HSS section using LRFD and ASD (24:06)

StartExample 5  Calculate the design and allowable compressive strength per LRFD and ASD using tables from AISC (12:20)

StartExample 6  Designing a steel column based on given dead and live loads, effective length, and yield stress (5:16)

StartExample 7  Designing the lightest steel column based on given loads, effective length, and yield stress (6:58)

StartExample 8  Designing the lightest W18 steel column based on given loads, effective length, and yield stress (18:56)

PreviewExample 9  Calculating the design and allowable compressive strength per LRFD and ASD for a pinned column braced in the strong and weak directions (10:22)
Beams
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days
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after you enroll

PreviewExample 1  Calculating the elastic section modulus, Sx, and plastic section modulus, Zx, for a plate girder bent about its strong axis (18:58)

StartExample 2  Calculating the elastic section modulus (Sx), plastic section modulus (Zx), and shape factor (f) for a built up Tshape (24:44)

StartExample 3  Analyzing a beam supporting a concrete slab and subjected to dead and live loads per LRFD and ASD (11:42)

StartExample 4  Calculating the flexural strength of a beam subject to different lateral support conditions per LRFD and ASD (14:03)

StartExample 5 Analyzing a noncompact beam undergoing elastic lateral torsional buckling per LRFD and ASD (13:02)

StartExample 6  Checking shear capacity of simply supported beam per LRFD and ASD (7:03)

StartExample 7  Finding the maximum reaction a beam can sustain based on block shear per LRFD and ASD (7:09)

StartExample 8  Calculating deflection due to dead and live loads (2:50)

StartExample 9  Choosing the lightest beam section per LRFD and ASD (11:20)

StartExample 10  Design of a Beam Bearing Plate (15:41)

PreviewExample 11  Design of a Column Base Plate (16:04)