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Code No: V3203/R07
III B.Tech II Semester Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May - 2012 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 80 Assume missing data suitably. Answer ONE from Part-A and any THREE from Part-B IS-800-2007 and Structural Steel Tables to be permitted *****● PART-A (Marks-32) 1. a) Design the cross section of a plate girder for the following data. Effective span of the girder = 18m Superimposed loading = 45 kN/m Design the connections also. b) Draw to scale the cross section and longitudinal section of the girder showing the intermediate stiffeners and bearing stiffeners. (OR) 2. A column ISMB 300 carries an axial load of 1000 KN at the base end of the column. The base plate is connected to the column flange by two ISA 100 × 100 × 75mm thick angles. Design the slab base for the column. Use M20 concrete and the safe bearing capacity of soil as 200 KN/m2. Draw to scale: a) The top view of the connection b) The side views showing concrete pedestal. PART-B (Marks-48) 3. A beam of clear span 10meters has a bearing of 300mm at each end. It has to carry a superimposed load of 60kN/m Design the section as a plated beam assuming that only 12mm mild steel plates are available. The top flange of the plated beam may be assumed to be laterally restrained at 3m c/c. 4. Design a laterally unsupported beam for an effective span of 7m to carry a superimposed load of 30 kN/m. The ends are restrained against lateral bending and torsion. Check the suggested section for web buckling. 5. Design a laced column for a load carrying capacity of 1000 kN. The effective length of the column is 5m. Use channel sections. Design lacing system also. 6. Design the stiffener at 3m from the end of a plate girder of 10m span. It carries a dead load of 35 kN per meter run and a moving load of 50kN per meter run longer than the span. The web is 160cm × 1.2cm in section. Neglect impact. 7. Design a gantry girder for an industrial building to carry an hand operated overhead traveling crane with the following data. Crane capacity is 200 kN. Weight of crane excluding crab is 180 kN. Weight of crab is 5 kN. Span of crane between rails is16 m. Minimum hook approach is1.0 m. Wheel base is 3.0 m. Span of gantry girder is 9 m. Weight of rail section is 30 kg/m. check the suggested section. ***** 1 of 1

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Set No: 2
Code No: V3203/R07 III B.Tech II Semester Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May - 2012 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 80 Assume missing data suitably. Answer ONE from Part-A and any THREE from Part-B IS-800-2007 and Structural Steel Tables to be permitted *****● PART-A (Marks-32) 1. A bracket has to transmit an end reaction of 150KN to the column to which it is fillet welded on three sides as shown in figure. Design the joint as per I.S specifications. Draw to scale: a) Elevation of the beam and column showing rivet position b) Side view of connection c) Junction details 250mm 150KN

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250mm 280mm (OR) 2. a) Design a gusseted base under a column carrying an axial load of 1000kN. The column section consists of ISMB 350 with plates 250mm × 12mm on each side of the I section. The allowable pressure of the concrete pedestal is 4 N/mm2. Design required connections also. Draw to scale plan and two side views of the gusseted base for the above problem. PART-B (Marks-48) 3. a) What is the significance of net sectional area in tension members? Draw two probable cross sections of tension members using combination of angles. b) Design a battened column for a load carrying capacity of 1500 kN the effective length of the column is 4.5m. Use channel sections. Design battens system also. 4. A pitched roof is to be provided for an industrial building of effective san 12m. The trusses are spaced at 4m center to center and purlins at 1.6m center to center. The pitch of the roof is 280. The weight of the roofing material is 16 kg/m and the normal wind pressure is 220 kg/m2. Design an angle purlin. 5. a) What are advantages of welding over riveted connections? b) Design a laterally unsupported beam for an effective span of 6.5 m to carry a superimposed load of 35kN/m. The ends are restrained against lateral bending and torsion. Check the suggested section for web buckling. 1 of 2

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Set No: 2
Code No: V3203/R07

6. Design a gantry girder for an industrial building to carry an electric crane with the following data. Crane capacity = 300 kN Weight of crane excluding crab Weight of crab = 60 kN Span of crane between rails Wheel base = 3.0 m Minimum hook approach Span of gantry girder = 7 m Weight of rail section Check the suggested section for bending stresses.

overhead traveling = 200 kN = 20 m = 1.0 m = 30kg/m

7. a) List out various components of a plate girder. b) Design a plate girder to withstand a uniformly distributed load of 1600 kN (W) over a span of 20 m. The maximum depth of the beam is to be restricted to 1500mm. *****

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Set No: 3
Code No: V3203/R07 III B.Tech II Semester Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May - 2012 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 80 Assume missing data suitably. Answer ONE from Part-A and any THREE from Part-B IS-800-2007 and Structural Steel Tables to be permitted *****● PART-A (Marks-32) 1. a) Design the cross section of a plate girder for the following data Effective span of the girder = 25m Superimposed loading = 45 kN/m Design the connection and longitudinal section of the girder to a suitable scale showing intermediate stiffeners. b) Draw to scale the cross section and longitudinal section of the girder showing the intermediate stiffeners and bearing stiffeners. (OR) 2. A column ISMB 300 carries an axial load of 1200 KN at the base end of the column. The base plate is connected to the column flange by two ISA 100 × 100 × 75mm thick angles with 26 mm rivets. Design the slab base and concrete pedestal for the column. Use M25 concrete and the safe bearing capacity of soil as 180 KN/m2. Draw to scale: a) The top view of the connection b) The side views showing concrete pedestal. PART-B (Marks-48) 3. A bracket comprising of two plates connecting to both the sides of a column ISMB 300 is carrying load of 200 kN. The load is acting a 150mm from the center of the web of the column and is inclined at 30 degrees to the horizontal. Design the riveted connection. The thickness of the bracket plates is 12mm. 4. a) What are advantages of welding over riveted connections? b) Design a laterally unsupported beam for an effective span of 7m to carry a superimposed load of 30 kN/m. The ends are restrained against lateral bending and torsion. Check the suggested section for web buckling. 5. a) What is the significance of net sectional area in tension members b) Design a laced column for a load carrying capacity of 1200 kN. The effective length of the column is 5m. Use channel sections. Design lacing system also. 6. Calculate the design forces in the members of a roof truss whose span is 10m C/C spacing of trusses is 4m. The building is located in remote locality in Madras. Height of truss above the ground level is 5m and the length of the building is 25m. Assume K1 = 1.0 and K3 = 1.0 and the permeability of the walls as normal. Access is not provided except for maintenance.

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Set No: 3
Code No: V3203/R07

7. Design a gantry girder for an industrial building to carry an electric overhead traveling crane with the following data. Crane capacity = 200 kN Weight of crane excluding crab = 100 kN Weight of crab = 50 kN Span of crane between rails = 15 m Wheel base = 3.0 m Minimum hook approach =1m Span of gantry girder =8m Weight of rail section = 30kg/m Check the suggested section for bending stresses. *****

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Set No: 4
Code No: V3203/R07 III B.Tech II Semester Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May - 2012 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (Civil Engineering) Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 80 Assume missing data suitably. Answer ONE from Part-A and any THREE from Part-B IS-800-2007 and Structural Steel Tables to be permitted *****● PART-A (Marks-32)

1. Design the cross section of a plate girder for the following data Effective span of the girder = 25m Superimposed loading = 40 kN/m Also design the connection and suggest stiffeners for the girder. Draw to scale a) The cross section. b) Longitudinal section of the girder showing the stiffeners. (OR) 2. A column ISMB 300 carries an axial load of 800 KN at the base end of the column. The base plate is connected to the column flange by two ISA 100 × 100 × 75mm thick angles. Design the slab base and concrete pedestal for the column. Use M20 concrete and the safe bearing capacity of soil as 200 KN/m2. Draw to scale: a) The top view of the connection b) The side views showing concrete pedestal. PART-B (Marks-48) 3. a) With neat sketches explain various advantages of welded connections over riveted connections. b) A bracket comprising of two plates connecting to both the sides of a column ISMB 300 is carrying load of 200 kN. The load is acting a 150mm from the center of the web of the column and is inclined at 45 degrees to the horizontal. Design a welded connection. The thickness of the bracket plates is 10mm. 4. a) Explain Curtailment of Flange Plates with neat diagram? b) Design a laterally unsupported beam for an effective span of 6m to carry a superimposed load of 30 kN/m. the ends are restrained against lateral bending and torsion. Check the suggested section for web buckling. 5. A joint of a lower chord of a roof truss connects members carrying forces as shown in figure 1. Design an appropriate cross section and connection.

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Set No: 4
Code No: V3203/R07 6. (a). Explain procedure for calculating wind load on a roof truss. (b). The trusses in a factory building are spaced at 4.5m center to center and the purlins are spaced at 1.8m center to center. Pitch of the roof truss is ¼ and the span of the roof is 9m. The vertical load from roof sheets are equal to 180 N /m2 and wind load on the roof surface normal to the roof is equal to 1000N/m2. Design an I section purlin. 7. Design a gantry girder for an industrial building to carry an electric overhead traveling crane with the following data. Check the section for bending stresses. Crane capacity = 200 kN Weight of crane excluding crab = 100 kN Weight of crab = 50 kN Span of crane between rails = 15 m Wheel base = 3.0 m Minimum hook approach = 1.2 m Span of gantry girder = 8 m Weight of rail section = 30 kg/m

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