Introduction: Properties of Structural Steel, I. S. Rolled Sections, I. S. Specifications.
Design Approach: Factor of Safety, Permissible and Working Stresses, Elastic Method, Plastic Method, Introduction to Limit States of Design.
Connections: Type of Connections, Riveted, Bolted and Welded Connections, Strength, Efficiency and Design of Joints, Modes of Failure of a Riveted Joint, Advantages and Disadvantages of Welded Joints, Design of Fillet and Butt Welds, Design of Eccentric Connections.
Tension Members: Net Sectional Area, Permissible Stress, Design of Axially Loaded Tension Member, Design of Member Subjected to Axial Tension and Bending.
Compression Members: Modes of Failure of a Column, Buckling Failure: Euler's Theory, Effective Length, Slenderness Ratio, Design Formula: I.S. Code Formula, Design of Compression Members, Design of Built-Up Compression Members: Laced and Battened Columns.
Beams: Design Procedure, Built-Up Sections, Plate Thickness, Web Crippling, Web Buckling, Connections and Curtailment of Flange Plates.
Beam Column: Eccentricity of Load, Interaction Formulae, Design Procedure, Eccentrically Loaded Base Plates.