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Design of Connections in Steel Structures

In this free online course, learn the step-by-step process of economically designing connections in steel structures.

Engineering & Construction
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In this free online course in Design of Connections in Steel Structures, you will be exposed to the various connections used in steel structures, and how they can be economically designed. This course will teach you the different patterns and design methodologies of bolt connections. You will learn about the types of weld and how they are designed. You will also learn how to design weld or bolt connections that can safely carry an eccentric load.
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    5-6 Hours
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This free online course in the Design of Connections in Steel Structures, will equip you with the knowledge of how to design connections in steel structures. The course starts by introducing you to the various types of connections used in steel structures, including their types and importance. You will then learn about the different patterns of bolt connections and how to calculate the strengths of ordinary black bolts. Also, you will learn about the design methodology of bolt connections under shear and bearing.

Next, the course illustrates the types of weld and welding processes, including the step-by-step process of designing the various types of weld to safely carry members in steel structures. Lastly, you will learn how to design eccentric connections, where the load is in plane or perpendicular to the plane of bolt or weld connection.

In addition, this free course implements diagrams and worked-out examples in demonstrating the process of designing suitable steel connections for steel structures. If you are looking to advance your knowledge of how steel connections are designed economically, this course is certainly for you. Start this course today, to get a deep understanding of how steel connections are designed to hold steel members.

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