2023-2024 Catalog

CE 311 Structural Analysis and Steel Design

This course covers the structural analysis topics of gravity and lateral load paths, arches, cables, influence lines, approximate methods of indeterminate structural analysis, introduction to force methods of indeterminate structural analysis, and the principle of virtual work. It covers the structural steel design topics of analysis and selection of columns, beams, tension members, PM members, and concentric connections using AISC ASD specifications, with particular emphasis on buildings. The term project is the design, detailing, and fabrication of a scale-model steel bridge.


ES 230


Fall semester