University of Calgary

ENCI 557 - Structural Steel Design - Winter 2021

Principles of limit states design of steel structures. Floor systems; resistance to horizontal forces. Properties of steel. Tension members. Eccentrically-loaded bolted and welded connections; connection details. Axially-loaded compression members. Laterally unsupported beams. Members subjected to bending and axial forces; beam-column effect. Composite beams. Plate girders. Design of a simple steel structure and use of available computer software to assist in analysis and design of steel structures.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-2T)


  • Civil Engineering 451 and 551.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2022.
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