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Advanced Design and Behaviour of Steel Structures

14 Professional Development Hours

After participating in this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the three-dimensional modeling aspects and techniques of steel industrial buildings
  • Understand and quantify the concept of structure stability and buckling of columns
  • Understand the stability concepts of beam-columns and the lateral torsional buckling of steel beams
  • Design steel plate girders and crane-supporting steel girders with the provisions of CSA Standard CAN/CSA-S16-14
  • Understand the behaviour and design of steel connections


Topics covered in this course include: three-dimensional modeling aspects and techniques of steel structures, behaviour of steel structures and industrial buildings, the concepts of structure stability and buckling of columns, the stability concepts for beam-columns, buckling analysis of frames using finite element modelling, lateral torsional buckling of steel beams, design of crane-supporting steel girders, plate girders, and steel connections.

Course Outline :

  • Lateral Load resisting systems for industrial steel buildings
  • Three-dimensional modelling techniques for industrial structures
  • Example of an industrial building model using ETABS
  • Concepts of stability for compression members and columns
  • Concepts of stability and buckling of beam-columns
  • Lateral torsional buckling of steel beams
  • Design of plate girders
  • Design of crane Girders/Runways
  • Behaviour and Design of steel connections

Who Should Attend:

  • Structural/Design Engineers
  • Engineering Consultants
  • Project Managers
  • Contractors
  • City Engineers
  • Building Inspectors
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  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

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