This course will provide a detailed introduction to the behavior and design of composite steel members with emphasis on composite beams (full and partially composite), composite columns (filled and encased steel), and composite plate shear walls. The course will introduce the fundamentals, explain the specification / code criteria, show examples and case studies, and provide hands-on design / calculation experience. After completing the course, the student will be continue to design composite steel-concrete members with confidence and fundamental understanding of behavior. Prof. Varma takes a simple but effective approach to teaching with emphasis on gaining hands-on experience and developing useful tools for practitioners. Guest lectures from prominent practitioners will provide additional industry context for the course content and applications.
Employees from Bechtel Corporation or Kiewit Corporation are eligible to enroll at a discounted rate using a discount code. For assistance, please contact Diana Hancock at firstname.lastname@example.org