In the framework of this course, the students are expected to:
1) Be able to identify an appropriate connection/joint type from the list of available
typical cases -if possible - and to be able to select all design parameters and implement
the strength verifiquations required.
2) Be able to rationally develop novel joint arrangements.
3) Be able to use effectively related modern software.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Connections and joints in steel structures: welds,bolts,pins.
Eurocode 3 requirements and best constructional practices.
Simple connections and moment connections.
The T-stub model and the method of components.
Joints in steel structures made of hollow sections.
Silos. Energy transmission towers,.Cable structures. Behaviour of steel structures exposed to high temperature. Steel structures connections
connectιοns of steel structures, welds, bolts, pins, simple connections, moment connections, component method