RISD ARCH - 2154 STEEL STRUCTURES
Class meets  TUES 9:40-12:40am in Lecture Room: BEB Main     
Instructor:  Erik Anders Nelson,  PE, SE   (enelson@risd.edu or ean@structuresworkshop.com or 401.345.8788)
Office Hours (by appointment): Fri  8:30 – 9:30am if requested or other agreed upon time
TA's:  Kyuyeon Park <kpark01@risd.edu>
Sanjana Shiroor <sshiroor@risd.edu>                                                                                              
                                                                                     
Class
Date
Main Topic
Special Topic
HW
Given
HW Due
Reading for Next Class
9/12 Tu
9:40-12:40:  Topic 1 - Intro to
Steel, Review of Strength of
Materials, Stress/Strain, Steel in
Architecture, History
Stress/Strain, Philosophy of
Structural Design,
T-Plate/Weld/Weght
HW1
  AISC Architects Guide - 1 Systems

MSC How Steel is Made PDF

AISC 14th Ed - Section Props
9/17 Su
X:XX PM:  HW Help Session  
Check w/ TA the Time
       
9/19 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 2 - Tension,
Steel as Material, ASD/LRFD,
Loads, Tension
Steel Efficiency vs Economy
ASD / LRFD
Cables/Clevises/etc
HW2
HW1 Soln
MSC Stadium Addition

AISC Spec Sections B and D

AISC 14th Ed Design Examples - Spec
Ch D
9/24 Su
X PM:  HW Help Session
       
9/26 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 3 - Steel in
Compression / Buckling, Intro to
Flexure
Vaults, Geodesics, Euler
Buckling, Rods Buckling,
Spaghetti, Steel Plates, Spud
Wrench
HW3
HW2 Soln
AISC Spec Section E

kL/r Table 4-22

AISC 14th Ed Design Examples - Spec
Ch E
10/1 Su
X PM:  HW Help Session
       
10/3 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 4 - Flexure
Steel in Bending, LTB
Moment Diagrams, Form
Finding, Shear, Deflection
Roof Shaping
HW4
HW3 Soln
Galileo_Dialog

AISC 14th Ed Spec Section F G and H

AISC 14th Ed Design Examples - Spec
Ch F
10/8 Su
X PM:  HW Help Session
       
10/10 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 5 - Deflection,
Shear and Combined Stresses,
Steel Joists
Reading
Only
HW4 Soln
AISC Architects Guide - 3 Bay Size
10/15 Su
X PM:  Exam Help Session
       
10/17 Tu
9:40-11:40AM: EXAM 1
       
10/24 Tu
9:40-12:40: Field Trip / Walk
Field Trip
HW5
  AISC 14th Ed Spec Section J

AISC 14th Ed Design Examples - Spec
Ch J
10/29 Su
X PM:  HW Help Session
       
10/31 Tu
9:40-12:40:Topic 7 - Bolts and
Connections
Rigging / Erection /
Tolerances
HW6
HW5 Soln
AISC Sample Drawings

MSC Complete Fabrication
11/5 Su
X PM:  HW Help Session
       
11/7 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 8 Welds,
Moment and Bracing Types,
Lateral Systems, Exterior Wall
Detailing, Tolerances
Exterior Wall Detailing
HW7
HW6 Soln
AISC Architects Guide - 2 Coatings

Steel Video 1 - What is AESS?

Steel Video 2 - Steel Coatings
11/12 Su
X PM:  HW Help Session
       
11/14 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 9 Steel
Protection and Other Issues,
Coatings, Fire, AESS,
Temperature
Wall Detailing / Facades /
Future Materials
HW8
HW7 Soln
AISC Architects Guide - 4 Detailing

Ronan Point

2002 MSC Structural Fire Protection

2005 STRUCTURE Fire Protection
11/21 W
No Class - Thanksgiving Break
       
11/28 Tu
9:40-12:40: Topic 10 Stairs and
Railings and Other Metals
Aluminum
Stainless Steel
Light Gage Studs
  HW8 Soln
 
12/3 Sun
X PM:  Exam Review Session
       
12/5 Tu
9:40-11:40AM: EXAM 2