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Lecture 1:  Steel–What is it? Advantages and Disadvantages of Steel, how structural steel shapes are made.

Lecture 2: Material Properties, Stress-Strain curves, Steel types, Steel shapes

Lecture 3: Specifications, Loads, ASD versus LRFD Design

Lecture 4:  Load Combinations, Tension Members

Lecture 5: Organization of the AISC Manual, Tension members with staggered holes, Effective net areas, Shear Lag Factor, U

Lecture 6: Bolted and welded tension member examples, Connecting elements in tension

Lecture 7: Connecting element in tension example, Block shear, Block Shear Example

Lecture 8: Design of Tension members, Slenderness ratio for tension members, Threaded Rod tension members

Lecture 9: Threaded Rod tension members, Compression members–Flexural (Euler) Buckling v. Local Buckling, Effective length (K) factors, Slenderness ratio

Lecture 10: Effective length factors for braced and unbraced frames, Euler Buckling column capacity

Lecture 11: Determining which buckling axis controls column capacity, local buckling; Compact, Noncompact and Slender sections (Local Buckling)

Lecture 12: Local Buckling, column capacity example, Torsional buckling

Lecture 13: Compression Member examples

Lecture 14: Single angles in compression, Columns in frames, K factors in sidesway frames

Lecture 15: K factors in sidesway frames, column baseplates

Lecture 16: Column baseplate design and example

Lecture 17: Intro to Beams, Elastic and Plastic Section Modulus, Bending stresses

Lecture 18: Design of Beams, Lateral Torsional Buckling (LTB), Unbraced Length, Bending Capacities: Plastic (Zone 1), Inelastic LTB (Zone 2), Elastic LTB (Zone 3)

Lecture 19: Design of Beams in Zone 1, 2, and 3

Lecture 20: Design of Beams using AISC Table 3-10, Local Buckling of beams