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Class/Date | Streaming Lecture Videos and Downloads |
PDF Class Lecture Notes | Materials/Pages Covered |

Week 1 | |||

Class 1 Monday 9/1 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Introduction, Materials, Loads. LRFD Design Philosophy. Material covered in text: pages 1-13. |

Class 2 Wednesday 9/3 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Properties of steel. Introduction to use of AISC Manual of Steel Construction. Standard steel shapes. Design philosophy. Broad index of materials to be covered. Factored loads and factored resistance to loads. Material covered in text: pages 14-29. |

Class 3 Friday 9/5 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Properties of factored loads and factored resistances. Equations for predicting likely loads on structural members and available resistances to loads. Example of structure loaded by wind. How tension members fail – by excessive deformation along the length of the member (Gross Section Yield) or by breaking at the ends through the bolt holes (Net Section Fracture). Material covered in text: pages 23-43. |

Week 2 | |||

Class 4 Monday 9/8 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | How to calculate Ag, An. How to calculate GSY, NSF. Effective area. Why, and how to calculate it. Unconnected outstanding elements of tension members. Material covered in text: pages 44-50. |

Class 5 Wednesday 9/10 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Load drawn out of tension members as it crosses lines of connecting bolts. U = 1 – xbar/L for every steel shape known, bolted and welded. Example problems. Material covered in text: pages 51-57. |

Class 6 Friday 9/12 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Staggered bolts in connections. Workable gages in angles. Material covered in text: pages 58-65. |

Week 3 | |||

Class 7 Monday 9/15 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Block shear fracture. Ubs. Design of tension members. Material covered in text: pages 66-76. |

Class 8 Wednesday 9/17 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Photos of block shear. Yielded bolts. Compression members. Effective length factors. AISC requirements – Global (overall) buckling. More global buckling examples. Local buckling of flanges, webs. Material covered in text: pages 107-119. |

Class 9 Friday 9/19 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Column global buckling, local buckling. Compute design compressive strength of columns using AISC equations. Global stability. Material covered in text: pages 119-131e. |

Week 4 | |||

Class 10 Monday 9/22 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Column buckling about weak or strong axis. Design of columns which buckle about the weak axis. Material covered in text: pages 131f-139f. |

Class 11 Wednesday 9/24 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Column buckling about weak or strong axis. Design of columns which buckle about either axis. Using tables for compression members, tables 4-22 for critical buckling stress. Using tables 4-1 for critical buckling load in the design of a limited selection of columns. Design of columns not in the 4-1 tables by trial and error. Effective column length, KL/r for each possible axis of buckling. Use of column tables for weak-axis buckling. Tricking column tables into giving answers for strong-axis buckling, Material covered in text: pages 140-145f. |

Class 12 Friday 9/26 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Columns in multi-story frames as opposed to isolated single-story columns. Use of G-nomographs to determine effective K for columns. Stiffness Reduction Factors. Material covered in text: pages 146-152. |

Week 5 | |||

Class 13 Monday 9/29 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Examples of use of Table for strong-axis buckling. Beams. Elastic stresses in beams. Plastic stresses in beams. Plastic moments in beams. Elastic section modulus S, vs. Z, the Plastic Section Modulus. Comparison of bending strength between a beam subject to an elastic yield moment vs. a plastic moment. Application of Tau b reduction factor. Beams. Material covered in text: pages 153-193. |

Class 14 Wednesday 10/1 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Plastic moment calculations. Global and local stability. Classification of shapes. Material covered in text: pages 193-198. |

Class 15 Friday 10/3 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Bending strength of compact shapes. Material covered in text: pages 199-203. |

Week 6 | |||

Class 16 Monday 10/6 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Example problems involving compact beams. Lateral Torsional Buckling. Material covered in text: pages 203-206. |

Class 17 Wednesday 10/8 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | More on Lateral Torsional Buckling. Shear Strength in the web of the beam. Increase in lateral torsional buckling strength with Cb. Introduction to shear strength in beams. Material covered in text: pages 207-217. |

Class 18 Friday 10/10 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Shear capacity of beams. Block shear capacity on coped beam ends. Deflection limitations. Material covered in text: pages 218-225 |

Week 7 | |||

Class 19 Monday 10/13 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Design of beams to resist plastic moment and lateral torsional buckling. Material covered in text: pages 227-237 |

Class 20 Wednesday 10/15 |
Quiz A | Quiz A | Quiz A |

Class 21 Friday 10/17 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Design of beams where two lengths are involved. Beams where deflections control the design. Holes drilled in the flanges of beams. Material covered in text: pages 237-244 |

Week 8 | |||

Class 22 Monday 10/20 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Solution for required thickness of a plate subjected to bending. Beam bearing plates. Material covered in text: pages 251-254 |

Class 23 Wednesday 10/22 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Column base plates. Biaxial bending. Loads placed through shear center. Calculation for shear center of a channel. Loads not placed through shear center. Biaxial loading. Beam Interaction formulas. Weak axis capacity of steel shapes. Example problem of biaxial bending without axial load. Loads not applied through shear center. Material covered in text: pages 254-260 |

Class 24 Friday 10/24 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Biaxial bending. Shear centers. Controlling equations for bi-axial bending. Weak-axis bending strength. Material covered in text: pages 265-270 |

Week 9 | |||

Class 25 Monday 10/27 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Biaxial bending for various loading cases. Roof purlins. Beam columns. Interaction formulas. Design of members for combined forces – axial and bending about xx and yy axis. Material covered in text: pages 271-302 |

Class 26 Wednesday 10/29 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Moment amplification. Combined forces. Three alternative methods of design for stability. Material covered in text: pages 302-311 |

Class 27 Friday 10/31 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Columns bent by end moments vs. those bent by transverse loads. Notional loads. Evaluation of moment amplification factor and correction to that factor Cm. Example problems. Material covered in text: pages 312-315 |

Week 10 | |||

Class 28 Monday 11/3 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Example problems for combined axial and bending. Bolted connections. Shear stress in bolts, bearing stress in plates. Material covered in text: pages 319-383 |

Class 29 Wednesday 11/5 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Bearing strength, Spacing, Edge-Distance Requirements, Strength of Fasteners Material covered in text: pages 383-392 |

Class 30 Friday 11/7 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Examples, Installation of high-strength bolts, methods of calibrating tension in bolts, How bolts are made, Slip-critical vs. bearing type connections, Material covered in text: pages 319-383 |

Week 11 | |||

Class 31 Monday 11/10 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Using tables for bolt strength, Design examples, Tensile strength of bolts. Material covered in text: pages 401-417 |

Class 32 Wednesday 11/12 |
Quiz B | Quiz B | Quiz B |

Class 33 Friday 11/14 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Combined shear and tension in fasteners. Example problems. Material covered in text: pages 428-431 |

Class 34 Monday 11/17 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Combined shear and tension in fasteners. Example problems. Welded connections. Material covered in text: pages 437-444 |

Class 35 Wednesday 11/19 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Cover Quiz B |

Class 36 Friday 11/21 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Welds. Fillet welds. Strength. Direction of loading. Material covered in text: pages 443-449 |

Class 37 Monday 11/24 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Design of welds. Min/max sizes, other practical considerations. Material covered in text: pages 450-459 |

Class 38 Wednesday 11/26 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Examples of Eccentric Connections Elastic Analysis Material covered in text: pages 477-483 |

Thanksgiving Friday 11/28 |
Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving |

Class 39 Monday 12/1 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Eccentrically loaded bolt groups. Plastic behavior of bolts. Analysis by elastic and instantaneous center of rotation methods. Material covered in text: pages 483-485 |

Class 40 Wednesday 12/3 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Material covered in text: pages 485-490 |

Class 41 Friday 12/5 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Material covered in text: pages 490-495 |

Week 12 | |||

Class 42 Monday 12/8 |
MP4 MOV |
Class Notes | Material covered in text: pages 496-506 |