On October 18, 2018 USEA "Lyuben Karavelov" is celebrating 80 years since its establishment.
Contact hours: 45h, 30h lectures, 15h seminars
Self-study hours: 45h, 45h practical training
Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 3, semester 6, lectures 2.0h, seminars 1.0h
ECTS - 2
Main topics: Building construction definition. Types of construction steels – characteristics and assortment. Basic methods for dimensioning of steel structures for centric and eccentric tension and compression, bending in the elastic and plastic stage. Connections in steel structures – welding, bolt and rivet connections. Beam structures. Columns – types, dimensioning and construction. Trusses – general characteristics, dimensioning, construction. Single storey steel framed structures - types. Roof and wall framing. Structure of top lighting. One-storey industrial buildings. Types of cranes and crane structures. Spatial stabilization of planar structures of buildings - with or without cranes and with different structure of the structural elements.
The Course Project represents a design of steel framed structure of a one-storey industrial building without bridge cranes and rooflights.