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What are Common Fire Protection Systems for Steel Structures?

Steel structure fire protection systems are designated to protect the structure from fire for a specified amount of time. Various fire protection systems are available to be used. Fire protection systems are specified by designers. In this article, different steel structure ...

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Types of Steel Beam Connections and their Details

There are various types of steel beam connections used in structures. Steel beam connections are categorized into two groups namely framed and seated connections. In the framed steel beam connections, the beam is connected to the supporting steel element through fittings ...

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Typical Joint Detailing of Steel Hollow Sections -Types of Joints

Typical Joint Detailing of Steel Hollow Sections Detailing of joints in steel structure is as much important as detailing of main structural members. Ultimately loads from structures are transferred to different structural members through joints. So, a good detailing of joints in ...

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TENSION MEMBERS-CROSS-SECTION & BEHAVIOUR

Tension members are considered to be carrying only axial force. Tension members are subjected to uniform stress because their entire cross-section is used for carrying axial forces. Ties, suspenders of cable stayed and suspension bridges, building suspenders hung from central ...

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STEEL CONCRETE COMPOSITE BEAMS

Steel concrete composite beams consists of a steel beam over which a reinforced concrete slab is cast with shear connectors. In conventional composite construction, concrete slabs are simply rested over steel beams and supported by them. These two components act ...

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GANTRY GIRDER DESIGN BASIS

Overhead travelling cranes are used in factories and workshops to lift heavy materials, equipments, etc and to carry them from one place to the other. These cranes are either hand operated or electrically operated. The crane consists of a bridge ...

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