Course Description

The course deals with design principles of steel members and connections that are used in Civil infrastructure under different possible modes of loading.


  • Create appreciation of the importance of steel as a structural material
  • Create appreciation of the shortcomings of steel and how to overcome them
  • Design various structural steel elements (tensile, compressive, bending members)
  • Design steel member connections, both bolted and welded
  • Read at ease BS 5950 Part 1 and the CONSTRADO Structural Designer’s Manual


Attachment Name Attachment Type
CIV3203 Design of Structures II (Steel) DOC PDF PS