# Professional Semester for Structure Engineers

**COURSE CONTENT FOR ****Professional ****Semester Training for ****Structural Engineers**

**EZ – STEEL STRUCTURE CONCEPTS**

- Shear Connection and Moment Connection Concepts
- Fixed and Pinned Supports Concepts
- Stability of the Structure
- Compression & Tension
- Resonance Basics
- Bending, Buckling, Minor Axis Buckling
- Vertical Bracing & Plan Bracing – Location, Numbers, Direction, Distance, Behaviour, Tension/Compression, Effect, Reactions, Temperature Effects
- Force Transfer Mechanism in Vertical Plane & Horizontal Plane
- Direction of Bracing in Truss
- Short cuts to calculate Value of forces in Truss members
- 3D force Transfer Mechanism for Bridges, Pipe racks, Sheds, Technological Structures
- Axial Stiffness & Bending Stiffness
- Orientation of the Member (Minor axis & Major axis), Orientation of Column, Beam, Bracing, Orientation of different Cross section, Location of Shear connections and Moment Connections, Direction of Support Fixidity
- Calculate CG of different c/s, Ixx, Iyy, Z-top, Z-Bottom
- Interacting ratio for Single force and Combined forces

- Code IS:800, Design of Axial Member (Compression & Tension), Design of Flexural Member, Design of Member with Combined Axial & Bending forces
- Project Drawings, Standard Drawings, Project Reports, Project EXCEL Templates
- Qualitative Analysis for Beams
- Qualitative Analysis for Frames (Rectangular & Triangular)
- EZ Assignments
- Site Visit

**EZ – RCC STRUCTURE CONCEPTS**

- Basic Fundamentals
- Location of Main reinforcement, anchor bars, stirrups, hooks
- One way & Two way
- Under & Over Reinforcement, Balanced Section
- Singly & Doubly Beams
- RCC Foundation
- Stability Checks
- Base Pressure including Direct & Bending Theory
- Net SBC, Gross SBC
- Soil and Water Pressure
- Active & Passive Pressure, Pressure at Rest
- Hydro Static Pressure
- Calculation of Force and Moments due to above pressures
- Retaining Wall (Preliminary
- Governing cases of different types of footings
- Development Length
- Pile Group Analysis
- Footing Excel Sheets
- Shear key in Footing
- Limit State Theory
- Basic Parameters
- Design of RCC Beam
- Reinforcement Percentage : ptact, ptlim, ptrequired
- Shear Design
- Design of Column (Preliminary)
- Design of Footing including Shear Checks
- Loads & load combination
- Excel Design Templates, Codes IS 456, Tables from SP 16, SP-34, IS 1904, RCC Standard Drawings and Project Drawings
- Rebar location for all type of structures (inside/outside, Main/Distribution)
- Tang Chart & Moody’s Chart
- Miscellaneous
- Base Plate, Anchor bolt & Shear key
- Suspended and Grade Slab
- Limit State & Working Stress
- Items Which need to be Finalize before Foundation Design (Common)
- Type of Company/owner/EPC/PMC/Vendors, Work philosophy for Steel & RCC structure (Common)
- Visit

**EZ – STAAD Pro Training with Concepts**

- Coordinates, Nodes, Beams, Translation Repeat, Labels, Full Section & Outline Command, Help, STAAD GUI
- Views from different sides, Rotate, Zoom in-out
- Dimension command, Input unit, Text, Member Property, Unit systems, Grid System
- Select Menu, View Selected, Mirror, Renumbering, Circular Repeat Command
- Member Property- Steel & RCC, Beta Angle, Assigning Methods, Different Pallets, Toolbar buttons
- Create Groups, Select by Group Name, Other Select Commands
- Cut section, Redefine Incidence, Intersect Selected members/ Intersect split beams
- View Options, Tables, 3D Rendering
- View Management, Keyboard shortcuts
- Loading – Point loads, UDL, UVL, Floor Loads
- Structure wizard, User tables, Section Wizard,
- Offset
- STAAD Editor in Details
- Concepts of Global Axis, Local Axis
- Support & Member specifications, Releases for Shear connections, Moment Connections, Bracings etc.
- Checks for duplicate, orphan, multiple, warped plates etc.
- Load combinations, Run analysis, Errors, Warnings, Notes
- Output file, Post Processing mode, View value command
- Results, Reports, Capture Images etc.
- Steel Design Parameters – MAIN, LY, LZ, DJ1, DJ2, TRACK, UNL, KY, KZ etc.
- RCC Design parameters- CLEAR, ELY, ELZ, FYMAIN, FYSEC, TRACK etc.
- Interaction Ratios, Beam & Column Designs
- Plate modelling, orientation of plate, generate plate mesh, Plate Loading, Hydrostatic loading, Pressure loading, Plate supports, Plate stresses, Base Pressure Diagrams, Reinforcement provision as per Moment & Shear Values
- Effective lengths as per IS Code & Slenderness Ratios, Wind and Seismic Loading, RCC Detailing – Preliminary

**EZ – EXCEL FOR ENGINEERS**

- Cell Names
- Precedents/dependents
- Drop down
- Radio button
- Goal seek
- Drag- double click
- Lookup
- Hyperlink
- Macros – record
- Table function
- Pivot table
- Short cuts
- Cell lock
- Nested IF loops : If( if( if
- Vloolup (vlookup( vlookup
- Customized functions
- Camera – picture chance
- Freeze panes
- Text to column
- Chart
- Sumif
- Excel files to practice
- Filter
- Concatenate
- Conditional formatting
- Text Commands

** EZ Expert ****Training**

**ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURE OF ACTUAL PROJECT**

(1. TECHNOLOGICAL STRUCTURE & 2. PIPE RACK)

– Study of Inputs

– Layout of Structure

– Location of Column, Primary Beams, Secondary Beams, Plan and Bracings, Stub Columns, Brackets

– Interference Issues with other Disciplines

– Location of Shear and Moment Connections

– Orientation of Structural Members

– Support Conditions

– Load application – Dead Load, Live Load, Empty Load, Operating Load, Test Load, Crane & Monorail Loads Load, Equipment Loads, Wind load, Seismic Load, Uplift Load, Contingency Loads, Temperature Loads

– Load Combinations

– Analysis and Results

– Design of Primary Members

– Optimization

– Effective Length & l – Value

– Design of Base Plate and Anchor Bolts

– Pedestal and Tie Beam Design

– Input for Draftsman

– Deign of Secondary Steel Members

– IS 800: 2007 – Concepts

– Design of Connections

– Input for Draftsman

**ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF CONCRETE STRUCTURE OF ACTUAL PROJECT **

(1. ADMINISTRATION BUILDING &

- PUMP HOUSE WITH TRUSS AND METAL DECK ROOFING)

– Study of Inputs

– Layout of Structure

– Location of Columns, Primary Beams, Secondary Beams, Stub Columns, Brackets,

Shear walls

– Orientation of Structural Members

– Load application – Dead Load, Live Load, Empty Load, Operating Load, Test Load,

Crane & Monorail Loads Load, Equipment Loads, Wind load, Seismic Load, Uplift

Load, Contingency Loads

– Load Combinations

– Analysis and Results

– Design of Primary Members

– Optimization

– Foundation Design

– Pedestal and Tie Beam Design

– Input for Draftsman

– Design of Secondary Members

– Rebar Detailing

– Input for Draftsman

– Ductile Detailing

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