Steel is the most used construction material in the USA for industrial buildings, high-rise towers, bridges and other structures. It competes with reinforced concrete in the world because of its many favorable characteristics including high strength, high stiffness, ductility and toughness, speed of erection, competitive cost, etc. Its use in the Middle East region has been mostly confined to industrial plants, offshore structures and warehouses. The lower construction time and it can be used as a temporary structure make it competitive than the concrete structure.
Design of steel structures has widely been based on the Allowable Stress Design based on the AISC. Many designers and fabricators still use the old allowable stress techniques.
The petroleum industry is interesting in modify the structure in case of offshore structures topsides or in the on shore facilities to carry more load or add more machine so the management of change must be considered and important.
This course is intended to overview modern procedures for the design and erection of structural steel buildings especially for oil and gas industry.
This course will increase the knowledge and assist in using new tools for designing and construction the steel structure for new project or modify the existing one.
The interaction between concrete and steel will be defined. The anchor bolts, machine skid design, construction and installation will be discussed theoretically and practically.
For those engineers with limited practical experience the course will illustration of real design and construction issues that may assist the designer to conceive of a structural steel system that is safe, economical and constructible.
The rule of thumb to check the steel structure or to modify the deck in case of offshore and onshore structures.
The course will be started from the basics to ensure the full participation of all attendees.
The case for steel use in construction.
The comparison between different structure system
Define the appraise, select and define step in steel structure projects
Available steel grades and sections.
Codes of practice for design, evolution from allowable stress to LRFD and limit state design.
Preparing SOR and BOD
Codes and standards Philosophy
Selection of structural systems
Rigidly connected frames
Design of tension members
Design of compression members.
Design of Beams
Design of Beam-Columns
Different types of temporary support
Bolted connections design
Welded connections design
Fabrication and erection of steel connection
New methods for connecting steel to Concrete.
Anchor bolt design
Types of different soil
Choose suitable foundation based on soil type
The required simple test to identify the soil
Foundation under reciprocating and centrifugal machine
Dynamic analysis calculation for steel skid
Using CFRP in Steel structure
Fabrication and erection of CFRP
Design of composite beams.
Design of composite columns
Design of composite slabs
Preparation of fabrication and erection shop-drawings